EnviMat 2017

27th-29th June, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Preventive conservation of built heritage and industrial archaeology

The School will combine understanding of the impact of pollution and climate change on the built heritage, discussing also the materials used in Industrial Heritage buildings and architectural development.

Addressed to: scientists, architects, engineers, archaeologists, site curators, Cultural Heritage managers, conservators, restorers, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.


  • Characterization and provenance of building materials
  • Deterioration processes of building materials in outdoor environments
  • Climate and pollution changes and their effects on building materials
  • Mitigation and adaptation strategies
  • Archaeological sites, conservation and the visitor
  • Archaeological sites and ruins and their sheltering

The conference is designed to provide an informal and interactive environment between students and lecturers and will also include interactive sessions and a field study visit to historical breweries of Budapest and limestone quarries.
The lecturers, hand-picked from the international arena, are world renowned experts in building materials and their interactions with the environment, including pollution and climate change.
All participants successfully completed the course will receive a certificate.

Official website of the summer school: envimat.it

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