Bartosz Marek Walczak.

Bartosz Marek Walczak

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Associate professor at the Unit for the Heritage Conservation, History of Architecture and Town Planning at the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning of the Lodz University of Technology. Former Lodz Municipal Heritage Conservator and Deputy Conservator for the Province of Lodz. Lecturer at the postgraduate studies in „Regeneration of Cities and Post-industrial structures” and “Protection of Historical Building Structures” at the Lodz University of Technology, and “Cultural Heritage Protection” at the Warsaw University of Technology. Graduate from the Lodz University of Technology (Lodz), the Prince of Wales’ Institute of Architecture (London) and the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow). Author and co-author of several projects of post-industrial re-use and urban regeneration. Author of more than 50 papers and books published in Poland and abroad, including the book on company towns in European textile industry awarded by Europa Nostra in 2013. Member of TICCIH (The International Committee on Conservation of Industrial Heritage) and the LodzScientific Society.

Key areas: Lodz industrial heritage, industrial heritage and identity, workers housing in textile industry, re-use of industrial buildings, industrial heritage conservation methods.