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Bartosz Walczak

Lodz University of Technology

Professor at the Unit for the History of Architecture, Heritage Conservation and Urban Regeneration 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 with distinction from the Lodz University of Technology (1994). Alumnus of the Prince of Wales’ Institute of Architecture (1995). Doctoral studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow (PhD 2002). Postdoctoral degree (habilitation) at the Wroclaw University of Technology (2012).

Participant in the Cultural Heritage focus area of the Polish Construction Technology Platform (2004-2008). Lodz representative in the “Reseau Art Nouveau Network” (2006-2008). Lodz representative in the joint application with Berlin and Budapest for the World Heritage List (since 2013). Expert in industrial heritage conservation standards for Conservator General at the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2014-2015). Member of the Management Committee of the COST TU 1203 project “Crime prevention through urban design and planning” (2012-2016).

Author and co-author of several projects of post-industrial re-use and urban regeneration. Author of more than 90 papers and books published in Poland and abroad, including the book on company towns in European textile industry awarded with European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award in 2013. Co-author of the management plan for the Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region - a study for the National Heritage Board of Poland as part of the preparation of the property for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List (2018).

Vice-president (and former President) of TICCIH Poland. Member of the EAEA (European Architectural Envisioning Association) Scientific Committee. Member the Lodz Scientific Society.