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Cementing a place in preservation history—the Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

Various scientific fields have contributed to the development of modern techniques to conserve and restore heritage sites, whether of wood, stone, steel or glass, or some intricate combination of materials. Unfortunately, these new techniques were not employed on this section of the Great Wall of China, a World Heritage Site.


World's worst restoration? China's Great Wall covered in cement

By Ben Westcott and Serenitie Want

CNN News

September 22, 2016

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