Abroad 2017-08-08T09:22:36+00:00

IRAQ – Kurdistan

In collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and with the Institute for Africa and the Orient, and subsequently, with ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome and the Mibact, within the projects that took place in the Autonomous Region of Iraqi Kurdistan, since 2006, Studio 3R has been involved in a vast program for safeguarding and enhancing the cultural and artistic heritage of the region, also through training courses carried out locally and in Italy, In particular for the Citadel of Erbil and the Museum of Sulaimaniyah; Studio 3R has been involved in several training courses on-site and in Italy, attended by officials and technicians from Erbil, Sulaimaniyah and Duhok.


The archaeological site of Persepolis

The collaboration with the University of Bologna started in 2005 and has covered the following areas:

  • Tange- ye Bolaghi, Toll-e Takht, Zalemì, Tol-e Pir e Persepolis West.

  • Tange-e Bolaghi: topographical survey and digital elaborations of discovered structures
  • Zalemì: Relief of architectural fragments and graphic reconstruction of the structure
  • Persepolis West: The Five Year Project, named “From the Palace to the City”, started in September 2008 with the excavation of six trenches in two distinct areas of the area of Persepolis West, a major inhabited area in NW and W of Achemenid terrace of Persepolis; This site is the subject of archaeological research by a joint mission involving the participation of the Iranian Center for Archaeological Research and the Parse-Pasargade Scientific Foundation for Iran and the University of Bologna and the Italian Institute for ‘Africa and the Orient for Italy, with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The collected data is aimed at reconstructing the ancient landscape of the city and the life that was being conducted here. The project also includes a methodological update regarding the documentation and preservation of the monuments of the Terrace.

In addition, in collaboration with Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, since 2009 we collaborate with the archaeological mission in Iran, directed by prof. Pierfrancesco Callieri for topographic, photogrammetric and detail excavation excavations in the wider Persepolis area.


The site of Wadi Gawasis

In collaboration with the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’, from 2006 to 2011 we carried out topographic surveys in the archaeological area of Wadi Gawasis.


The archaeological sites of Tepe Sardar and Kharwar, the Mausoleum of Abdu Rasaq – Ghazni

In 2003, in collaboration with University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’, ISIAO and UNESCO, topographic surveys at the archaeological sites of Tepe Sardar and Kharwar and the 3D survey and modellng for the restoration and reconstruction of the Islamic Art Museum – Mausoleum of Abdu Rasaq – Ghazni, were carried out.


The archaeological site of Banbhore

In collaboration with the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, in the area of the Joint Pakistani-French-Italian Historical and Archaeological Research at Banbhore (Sindh), Pakistan from 2012 to 2015, topographical and photogrammetric surveys of the area archaeological were carried out.


The archaeological site of Yazilikaya

In collaboration with the University of Naples ‘Suor Orsola Benincasa’, topographic and photogrammetric surveys were carried out in 2015 and 2016 at the Hattusa site in Turkey.