Introduction

The Research Division of Restoration Technology (RDRT), established on August 16, 2005, is engaged in the development of technology and materials for the restoration of cultural heritages, the diffusion of restoration technology, and the provision of international training. The Conservation Science Center was established between 2005 and 2008 to conduct the relevant work. Since 2009, the division has performed its heritage restoration work.

HISTORY

2009 ~

Conducted restoration R&D


December 09, 2008

Relocated the Heritage Conservation Science Center to a new building and held its dedication ceremony


December 05, 2006

Opened the Heritage Conservation Science Center


August 16, 2005

Established the Research Division of Restoration Technology



Development Research of Restoration Technology

Since 2009 we have conducted R&D on technology and materials for the conservation and restoration of cultural heritages. Regarding the basic data for restoring heritages, we define the causes of damage nd deterioration, and conduct R&D on restoration materials and echnology, thereby providing measures applicable to the conservation and restoration of heritages.


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Basic research on the conservation ethics code

The Conservation Ethics Code is a basic job guideline designed to help the staff in making rational decisions on the process of conserving and restoring heritages by stage.


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Spread of Conservation Technology

To promote the diffusion and utilization of heritage conservation technology, we sought to arrange the various conservation technologies and materials applied according to heritage materials - including metal, wood, paper and fabrics.


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Asia Cooperation Program on Conservation Science Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea National Palace Museum of Korea Korea National Commission for UNESCO