According to a study by Jinghui Wang (Problems and Solutions in the Protection of Historical Urban Areas, published on Frontiers of Architectural Research on March 2012), “Historical sites are essential to the character of a city. Their protection involves extensive planning and massive undertaking. Care and attention to details must be given to plans.”
The said study goes on to say that aside from the physical aspect, cultural diversity in historical urban sites should be considered as well.
The preservation of the site does not simply include the exterior appearance but also the sites’ progress. In this way, local government units and residents should cooperate. The protection of historical sites must not be used for political gains.
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