A Review on the Post-Earthquake Emergency Conservation Project of Fulong Taoist Temple
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Keywords

Post-earthquake emergency
Heritage conservation project
Fulong Taoist Temple

DOI

10.26689/jwa.v6i3.3903

Abstract

The 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan Province caused significant damage to Dujiangyan irrigation system, which is one of the world’s cultural heritages. After the earthquake, the Chinese government launched the post-earthquake emergency conservation project for cultural heritages. The Fulong Taoist Temple in Dujiangyan was the first to adopt the conservation project. The earthquake-damaged Fulong Taoist Temple was restored in just 18 months. This article reviews the entire emergency conservation project of Fulong Taoist Temple in Dujiangyan after the earthquake, discusses the restoration principles and technical methods used in this project, and uses the comments of the Asia-Pacific Heritage Protection Award to expound the historical significance of this protection project.

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