Historic Buildings of Cuenca Ecuador vulnerable to potential damage

Posted on August 18, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador

Maintenance and reconstruction of a heritage building, in the presence of a casualty, implies high costs, which in many cases owners can not afford. James Ordonez, regional director of the National Institute of Cultural Heritage, INPC, said many people do not want to be recognized as equity good as this creates a high liability to the owners. Recognizes that the state has no comprehensive policy for the protection of private property, but said it’s a subject that needs solutions. “Free tax to owners of assets would be a great help, this would encourage the owner to, in return, give maintenance to housing,” he said. Mendieta Ligia lives in a house listed as assets on the corner of Cordova and President Borrero. Notes that there are constant complaints that old real estate show, mainly for the materials that compose it. In most cases, the Historical Center houses are built with materials such as adobe, adobe, reed, weave, among others. Read Article

Mendieta said the religious festivals in the area are ongoing and that the “fireworks” and balloons falling on roofs and even inside buildings.

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