In heritage management, focusing on the tangible elements is generally the first step. This is due to their comparative visibility, to well-developed restoration methodology and, of course, to their tangibility. For instance, through proper regulations, the materials and structures of heritage buildings can be maintained to a good extent.
But heritage management, even of the tangibles, cannot stop there. With some careful and systematic study, intangible elements such as crafts and styles which are tied to tangible heritage can be revealed, understood – and saved.
Today, advanced technology in heritage restoration allows us to discover the finer points in architectural elements, including ...
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