NAKHARA (Journal of Environmental Design and Planning)

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Cultural heritage is increasingly threatened with destruction both by the natural causes and human-caused disaster. The key to effective protection of a cultural heritage at risk is advance planning andpreparation. Furthermore, these threats indicate the need of risk preparedness for cultural heritage management. This article deals with questions on relevant heritage considerations within a property's overall disaster prevention strategy and suggests an integrated conservation approach. As unveiled by the investigation of Institut Teknologi Bandung's campus facilities, this article will argue that besides the formal qualities the importance of disaster risk preparedness should be considered in managing highly valued cultural heritage.

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