NA 005

DIN Standards Committee Building and Civil Engineering

Standards [CURRENT]

DIN EN 16096
Conservation of cultural property - Condition survey and report of built cultural heritage; German version EN 16096:2012

Title (German)

Erhaltung des kulturellen Erbes - Zustandserhebung und Bericht für das gebaute Kulturerbe; Deutsche Fassung EN 16096:2012


This European Standard provides guidelines for a condition survey of built cultural heritage. It states how the condition of the built cultural heritage should be assessed, documented, recorded and reported on. It encompasses evaluation of the condition of a building or other structures mainly by visual observation, together - when necessary - with simple measurements. The relevant data and documentation on the built cultural heritage should be collected and included in the report. This standard can be applied to all built cultural heritage such as buildings, ruins, bridges and other standing structures. Built cultural heritage comprises both protected and non-protected significant buildings and structures. Archaeological sites and cultural landscapes are not dealt with in this standard. This standard does not specify how to carry out a diagnosis (3.7) of the built cultural heritage. For listed/protected immovable heritage, specific national rules for expert documentation and works may apply. The committee responsible for the German collaboration at DIN, the German Institute for Standardization e. V. is Working Committee NA 005-01-36 AA "Erhaltung des kulturellen Erbes" ("Conservation of cultural properties") which acts as mirror committee for this project.

Document: references other documents

Responsible national committee

NA 005-01-36 AA - Conservation of cultural heritage (national mirror committee for CEN/TC 346)  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 346/WG 17 - Management and monitoring of built heritage  

Edition 2012-10
Original language German
Translation English
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