THE TRAINING OF RESTORERS AT THE FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE, TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, WARSAW
In curricula of studies at the Faculty of Architecture, Technical University, Warsaw from its beginings datin back to 1915 up to the present day has been included as subject the conservation of monuments with a total of ab,out 30 hours of lectures in the course of the fourth year. These lectures have as their general purpose to make the fu tu re architect fam'iliar with problems of conservation of monuments and also with those connected with their adaptation to requirements of modern life. A specialized training in this field is being conducted within the Faculty in form of post-graduaUon courses of conservation which have been made accessible not ,only for architects but also for those representing other disciplines and through their everyday professional work linked with problems of monument protection. ,The curriculum of this two-year course covers the following lines: theory of conservation of monuments, h'istory of building a rt in Poland, methodology of investigations, survey and photographic records, technical problems involved in conservation of monuments, the scope of restorers work, revaluation of historical centres of towns, landscape protection, legal and organizational problems. The above courses have been started in 1970 and it is likely that their curriculum will be subjected to some modifications as a result of experiences gathered.
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