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Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific

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Laung Prabang UNESCO/ICOMOS Monitoring Mission Photo Gallery

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Work station on the banks of the Mekong.

Bill Logan with research staff from Heritage House Information Centre

Meeting with researchers creating public access data base at Heritage House Information Centre

Cafe in Luang Prabang

Rapid growth of Western tourism.

Destruction of natural drainage systems by guest house construction

Destruction of natural drainage systems by guest house construction

Demolition of traditional Lao housing and replacement by modern concrete houses

Demolition of traditional Lao housing and replacement by modern concrete houses

Impact of densification on traditional settlement pattern

Impact of densification on traditional settlement pattern

Proposed conversion of primary school and grounds to tourism complex

Proposed conversion of primary school and grounds to tourism complex

Encroachment of illegal structures into river banks

Encroachment of illegal structures into river banks

Proposed site of Chinese project to construct satellite city abutting the World Heritage site

Proposed site of Chinese project to construct satellite city abutting the World Heritage site

Traditional villager blessing of guests

Traditional villager blessing of guests

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

13th February 2008