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Report: Introduction

T  a  b  l  e      o  f     C  o  n  t   e  n  t  s  :



1 Setting

1.1 Geographical Setting
1.2 Historical Setting
1.3 Social Development
1.4 Lhasa's Uniqueness

2 Fabric

2.1 Lhasa's Historic Urban Fabric
2.2 The Traditional Lhasa House
2.3 Materials and Construction
2.4 Life-style in an Old Manor House
2.5 The Traditional Lhasa House as a Relic of the Past

3 Modern Times

3.1 City Development
3.2 The Separate Character of the Old City
3.3 Official Management of Old Houses
3.4 Demolition of Old Houses
3.5 New Public Housing in the Old City
3.6 Consequences

4 Official Preservation Policy

4.1 Preservation Activities at National Level
4.2 Regional Level Activities
4.3 The 76 Listed Houses
4.4 Conclusion

5 THF Documentation Work

5.1 Kussung Magar - the Dalai Lama's Bodyguard Regiment
5.2 Dakpo Trumpa
5.3 Chongye Bumthang
5.4 Khimey

6. The THF Model Conservation Zone: a Pilot Programme 1997-2001

6.1 General THF Strategy
6.2 The THF Conservation Area Concept
6.3 The Ödepug Conservation Zone
6.4 Social Survey in the Conservation Zone
6.5 Consequences from the Social Survey
6.6 The Individual Houses in the Conservation Area
6.7 Practical Work 1997-98
6.8 The Restoration Workshop
6.9 Extension of the Programme

7 Water and Sanitation

7.1 General Situation: THF 1997 Study
7.2 THF Water and Sanitation Programme

8 The Tromsikhang house

9 Phase II: Masterplan for Urban Renewal of the Old City

9A Map: the 76 Houses

10 Programme Participants


Appendix: International Charter for the Protection of Historic Towns

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Report: Introduction