22TS.5 20PS


Eastern Mebon :

a. As decay of the laterite blocks is worsening, an accurate documentation of the façades must be performed quickly, hopefully with more staff and appropriate equipment;
b. Dismantling and reinforcement of corner blocks should be moved ahead in accordance with the principle of minimum intervention;
c. This reinforcement intervention should envisage appropriate support for the heavy elephant sculptures found at each corner of the terrace;
d. Original drainage gutters should be cleaned and appropriately maintained;
e. The mechanical behaviour of the soil at each corner should be better analysed for corner reinforcement;
f. Priority should be given to the south-west corner;
g. Structural intervention should be planned for the leaning towers on the second terrace. The wooden support device should be replaced by an iron support device even for temporary use.