Restoration Program

Preserving Indonesia’s cultural heritages is based on Javanese cultural proverbs which are managing and conserving the surroundings. Therefore, it is beneficial for current and future generations. These Javanese proverbs are:

  1. "memayu hayuning bawana", means preserve, protect and save the world and also conserve cultural heritage;

  2. “wewangan kang umure luwih saka paroning abad, haywa kongsi binabad, becik den mulyakna kadya wujude hawangun”, means every materials or buildings which are 50 years old are consider historical and cultural remains and should be use as research, add knowledge to achieve developments and beneficial for people and its surroundings;

  3. ”yen wis kliwat separo abad, jwa kongsi binabad”, means if any materials or buildings are half decade old, therefore it is advisable not to be destructed.

Indonesian Railways Conservation and Heritage Department has made a guideline about TECHNICAL CONSERVATION GUIDELINES OF RAILWAY BUILDING for the first step on establishing this department. These technical guidelines will be the main reference for conservation, preservation and revitalization of Indonesian heritage railway remains, in order to preserve its uniqueness and value. Therefore, it will not be extinct due to modernization of old buildings which did not use any conservation, preservation and revitalization principles and aesthetics towards the ancient and historic buildings.

Based upon doctrine and mandate of UU No. 5 year 1992, Indonesian Railways Conservation and Heritage Department has done conservation, preservation or revitalization on the company’s materials and buildings which could still be used or not used, which are:
Based upon doctrine and mandate of UU No. 5 year 1992, Indonesian Railways Conservation and Heritage Department has done conservation, preservation or revitalization on the company’s materials and buildings which could still be used or not used, which are:

 

BUILDING

1 Lawang Sewu Building, Semarang
Work Steps :
Building damage data collection
New fence construction
2 Parahyangan Homestead, Bandung
Work Steps :
Building damage data collection
3 Solo Jebres station
Work Steps :
Building damage data collection
4 Signal home of Tanjung Priuk station
Work Steps :
Building damage data collection

 

NON BUILDING

1 D300 23 diesel locomotive
Work Steps :
damage data collection
2 UH-995 manual crane
Work Steps :
damage data collection
3 C12 18 steam locomotive
Work Steps :
damage data collection

Historical heritage material preservation as mandate in UU No 5 Year 1992 especially from architectural aspect become one off it’s attractiveness. Old and historical building maintenance will become bridge for today and future. A nation will become bigger if they look to their past and took some learn from it.

Preservation purpose is to protect, fixing old and historic buildings. Conservation is an action to keep old and historic building in whole with traditional and or modern ways by synthetic or today’s material.

Old building term is used to show building or static object like building, settlement, historical sites, artistic, architecture, social, culture and science.

Conservation consists of area maintenance including the building so cultural value that stored in it, like beauty, history, science and social in past, now and future still maintain.

 
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