Historic preservation

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Historic preservation

Encompasses a broad range of activities related to preservation and conservation of the built environment by physical and intellectual methods.
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building preservation

The process of applying measures to maintain and sustain the existing materials, integrity, and form of a building, including its structure and building artifacts.
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