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Academic actors



CY Cergy Paris University (France)Geosciences and Environment laboratory (CY-GEC), is an Earth Science group working in BCH material. CY-AGORA laboratory is a research laboratory on societies’ analysis and their writings.

UNIMORE Chemistry at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) specialised in environmental systems analysis with particular emphasis on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

UPV Pavia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Italy), has special skills in archaeometry studies, cultural heritage diagnostic methods and protocols.

DTU Technical University of Denmark, Section for Materials and Durability (Denmark), is working for long time on clay brick durability.


Research centres

CNR-ISAC (Italy), Research Macroarea "Impacts on Environment, Cultural Heritage and Human Health" (IMPEACH). The research group activity aims to assess, predict and manage natural, environmental and anthropogenic hazards induced by climate change on Built Cultural Heritage and Landscape.

IGEO. Petrophysics Laboratory belongs to the Physical and Chemical Materials Characterisation Technical Unit of the Geosciences Institute IGEO (Spain), devoted to the study of geomaterials, focusing on construction and heritage conservation.



UR Universidad del Rosario Research group "Interactions Climate-Ecosystems (ICE)" (Colombia) works to identify and evaluate by quantitative methods the consequences for ecosystems, society and biodiversity of the interactions with  the climate.

UJAT Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (Mexico)  works on the photocatalytic and antifungal activity of nanoparticles for its application in cultural heritage.

UAC Universidad Autónoma de Campeche · Medio Ambiente y degradación de materiales group (Mexico) study the interaction between building materials and environment.

UPC Universidad Politécnica del Centro Biotechnology group (Mexico) studies the development of biofilms in BCH materials and how to avoid it.


Research centres

CINVESTAV Centro Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN - National Laboratory of Nano and Biomaterials LANNBIO – Merida (Mexico) works in collaboration with the INAH in the research of nanoparticles-based solutions to avoid the biological colonization of archaeological sites.


Non-academic actors


GEA Geological and petrological consulting company (Spain) with its own scientific laboratory has a wide knowledge in the cultural and archaeological heritage and cultural landscapes.

REMPART federation (France) is the national movement in France which has the most sites and the broadest scope of action, working hands-on safeguarding heritage.


INAH Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia is a Mexican federal government bureau (Mexico) established to guarantee the research, preservation, protection, and promotion of the prehistoric, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and paleontological heritage of Mexico.

Advisory board

IMM - Clément Lelièvre - Institut des Métiers de la Maçonnerie - Les Compagnons du Devoir GDHR Dirección General de Vivienda y Rehabilitación Madrid - José María García Gómez

Ivan Lafrage - Archaeologist Seine-Saint-Denis

Marie Laure Lavenir - Director General Icomos International

Miloš Drdacký - Chair of Council for Research of the Czech Minister for Culture and Head of the Department for Heritage Science of ITAM AS CR

Barbara Lubelli - Delft University of Technology - TU · Department of Architectural Engineering and Technology

Valerie Magar – Programmes Unit Manager, ICCROM