Dalang: the preserved monument


A gospel school was preserved in the demolition of Dalang. The complex was built and used by the Presbyterian church as a school for young women. The complex was given over to the local authorities and preserved now as a exhibition space, museum and classroom.

The architect in charge of the conservation project shared that they were also trying to conserve some of the houses that were near the complex. However, it was like a competition with the developer as the team also has to buy the house from the owner.


Conserved building in the foreground was bought over from a villager. The left side of the building cannot be conserved because that owner did not agree on the terms.