The Research on the Evaluation and Optimization of the Traditional Dwelling Conservation Practice: A Case Study of Cheng Zhi Hall Restoration Project within Hongcun

Abstract

Hongcun is the World Cultural Heritage which is a Traditional Village in China, and Cheng Zhi Hall is the most important traditional dwelling within Hongcun. In December 2010, Yi County Cultural Relics Bureau commissioned Anhui Provincial Cultural Relics Protection Center to complete the Restoration Plan of Cheng Zhi Hall, Hongcun Village, Yi County, Huangshan City, Anhui Province, and carried out the actual restoration project from 2015 to 2018. However, by the evaluation of the restoration plan and project of Cheng Zhi Hall, many problems are found such as that the description of restoration measures is rough, the restoration drawings are not clearly marked, and the restoration practices are lack of the theoretical support and so on. Therefore, the aim of this research is to sort out the existing problems, and through the comparative study of the relevant Italian cases, putting forward the optimization strategies of the plan and practice of traditional dwelling conservation practice in China.