Karma Tenzin, Executive Architect joined the Division for Conservation of Heritage Sites in January 2011. He has Bachelors in Architecture from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India, and an MA in Archaeology of Buildings from the University of York, United Kingdom. He had worked as a Project Architect for Gasa Dzong Conservation Project (2016-2020), Paro Ta Dzong consolidation project (2015-2018), and Consolidation of Tango monastery (2016-till date). Currently, he is the project coordinator of all the national-scale projects executed by the Department of Culture. Besides, his passion is to undertake research, survey, and document archaeological sites to unravel the history and evidence through material remains of the past. He is currently the Head of Archaeology Section under the Division and has implemented Rescue excavation at Sangkha village, Sarpang; survey and documentation of Obtsho Dzong ruin, Gasa; Chubjakha Dzong ruins, Paro; Dochoeten Goenpa, Paro; Phobjikha valley landscape archaeology project and, consolidation and presentation of Drapham Dzong ruins.

Email id: karmatenzin@mohca.gov.bt