Center for Conservation and Preservation of Islamic Architectural Heritage (C.I.A.H. or CIAH) was established in Cairo in 1984 to preserve architectural heritage by:
* Spreading the public awareness of the historical buildings and sites. * Preparing full documentation studies for the Architectural Heritage. * Preparing the Historical, Archaeological & Architectural studies to analyze the vocabulary for historical buildings & sites. * Preparing integral studies of Conservation & Preservation of Islamic historical buildings. * Supervising conservation projects. * Preparing training programs for young Architects, Engineers in the field of Heritage Conservation. * Preparing Architectural Design, Supervising the Construction of new sacral Buildings.