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More than 100 experts and scholars of ancient cultural heritage protection issued the "Ningbo Initiative to Commemorate the 1000th Anniversary of the Baoguo Temple Hall" 2013-08-26

 

Yesterday afternoon, one of the founders of the 91-year-old Baoguo Temple, Zhai Deyao, was presenting his situation to the peers at the Baoguo Temple Hall. Yesterday morning, at the closing ceremony of the 1000th Anniversary of the Baoguo Temple Hall and the closing ceremony of the 2013 China Architecture History Branch, the Architectural History Branch of the Architectural Society of China, the School of Architecture of Tsinghua University, and the School of Architecture of Southeast University, etc. Chinese and foreign scholars and experts in the field of architectural cultural heritage protection jointly passed the "Ningbo Initiative to commemorate the 1000th Anniversary of the Baoguo Temple Hall", and issued Ningbo voices in the protection, rational use, effective display and scientific development of oriental ancient buildings at home and abroad. . As one of the main sponsors of this initiative, Professor Lu Zhou, Chairman of the Architectural History Branch of the Architectural Society of China, Director of the National Heritage Center of Tsinghua University, and Vice Chairman of the China Monuments and Monuments Protection Association believes that the Baoguo Temple Hall is the embodiment of the world's architectural treasures. The precious model of architectural thought, craftsmanship and form has become an important base for studying ancient Chinese architecture and East Asian architecture. The issuance of the "Ningbo Initiative" reaffirmed the important value and positioning of the cultural heritage of Baoguo Temple, and more importantly, it has far-reaching positive significance for the protection of the oriental architectural heritage as one of the three major architectural systems in the world. As one of the main drafters of the initiative, Professor Zhu Guangya from Southeast University believes that the pioneering investigation, monitoring and basic research carried out by Baoguo Temple in recent years laid the foundation for effective protection, and combined with many universities and research institutes with technological advantages to carry out precautions. The protection research has contributed to the development of preventive protection of cultural heritage in China, and has made certain contributions to the development of preventive protection roads for oriental architectural cultural heritage. It has accumulated valuable experience and has the significance of demonstration and promotion. At the 1000th anniversary of the completion of the Baoguo Temple Hall in Ningbo, we, representatives of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Architectural History Branch of the Chinese Architectural Society, gathered in Ningbo to inspect the architectural heritage of Baoguo Temple and carried out research on the history and protection of Chinese architectural cultural heritage. During the heated discussion, the participants unanimously advocated: 1. The Baoguo Temple Hall is one of the few remaining remains of early wood buildings in the southern part of China. It is a relic of China's architectural heritage and a history of highly developed architectural culture in the ancient Yue area. Corroboration is the crystallization of wisdom and skill in oriental architecture. It reflects the long and deep foundation of the publication of Song's "Building French" in the history of ancient Chinese architecture. We must cherish this precious heritage that has survived the millennium vicissitudes of life, and the relevant management departments and policy makers as well as the public must assume this historical responsibility to protect the authenticity and integrity of the Baoguo Temple Hall and its carrying information. Pass it as far as possible to future generations. 2. As a national key cultural relics protection unit, the ancient buildings of Baoguo Temple have been protected, rationally utilized and effectively displayed in the past in the form of ancient architectural museums. This is the best way to protect and use this heritage, and has formed An influential architectural history research and architectural culture education base in China. The preventive survey, monitoring and basic research carried out by the museum have laid a foundation for effective protection. The museum has jointly carried out precautionary research on the protection of universities and research institutes with technological advantages, and made important contributions to the development of preventive protection roads for China's architectural heritage. Valuable experience, with demonstration and promotion significance. 3. For architectural heritages such as Baoguo Temple, which have important historical, artistic, scientific and cultural values, the architectural historiography should pay full attention to it, and incorporate it into a broader and long-term space and time, continuously deepen research and explore Chinese architecture. Culture, especially the richness and relevance of the formation of early wooden architecture, understanding the diversity of architectural cultural heritages across China and its contribution, status and value in Chinese civilization and human civilization, in order to actively promote China with outstanding universal value Efforts to declare the world's cultural heritage in the early wood construction! The 1000th Anniversary of the Baoguo Temple Hall in Ningbo and the Architectural History Branch of the Architectural Society of China 2013 Annual Meeting August 24, 2013