Dorji Yangki

General Information

Occupation: Architect, Historical Preservationist

Resident Country: Bhutan



Subject: National Heritage Preservation


Employer: Department of Culture for Bhutan

Title: Chief Architect, Head of the Division for Conservation of Heritage Sites

Country: Bhutan



No apprenticeships on record


Name: Loeb Fellowship

Description: Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Date Received: January 01, 2009

Name: Friends of Bhutan's Culture Scholarship


Country: delete

Notable Projects

Title: National Spatial Policy of Bhutan

Description: Team Leader, twenty year strategy for holistic development of Bhutan achieved with strategic zoning and use of spatial resources

Country: Bhutan

Title: Semtokha Dzong

Description: Yangki was the Project Coordination for renovation including new exhibition space and reception hall.

Country: Bhutan


Institution: University of York, United Kingdom

Degree: Masters in Conservation Studies of Historic Buildings


License: Registered Architect

Organization: Construction Development Board, Thimpuh, Bhutan

Professional Affiliations

Organization: Royal Bhutanese Institute of Architects

Role: President (first elected President)

Organization: The Australia-Bhutan Friendship Association

Role: Founding Member

Publications By

Title: The Dragon's Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan (Contributing Author)

Co-author: Dr. Stephen Littele, Ven. Lopon Pemala, Ven. Khenpo Phuntsho Tashi, Terese Tse Bartholomew, John Johnston, Dr. Karma Phuntsho, Dr. David Jackson, Dr. John A. Ardussi, Dr. Yonten Dargye, Dr. Per K. Sorensen, Ephraim Jose, Mark Fenn and Joseph Houseal

Publication: exhibition catalogue

Publisher: Serindia Publications, Inc

Date Published: January 01, 2008

Publications About

Title: First major renovation of Semtokha dzong

Author: Tashi Dorji

Publication: Kuensel Online: Bhutan's Daily News Site

Date Published: January 01, 2006