Monumento Salzburg is an international platform
for cross-border collaboration and meeting point
for monument preservation, restoration and conservation.

Monumento Salzburg 2014

"Monumento Salzburg" international platform for heritage conservation in Salzburg Exhibition Centre

From 16th to 18th January 2014 the audience open exhibition "Monumento" grants a fascinating look behind the scenes of historic preservation in Salzburg Exhibition Centre. The fair is an important platform for knowledge and experience of experts as well as a source of information for all who have to do with historic preservation, restoration and conservation. More than 180 exhibitors from eight nations present innovations for cultural heritage preservation. Interesting lectures present the stories of historic buildings.


Specialists of listed cultural assets will meet again next week in Salzburg, to learn first-hand about the latest developments and proven restoration methods. Meet over 180 exhibitors from eight countries to each other at the " Monumento Salzburg " , which takes place for the second time in Salzburg Exhibition Centre . "The fair is responding to the current requirements of the monument owners , restorers, preservationists , building authorities , architects and builders . 2012 successfully launched as a pilot project , it scores this year with even more exhibitors and increasingly international , "says Exhibition Centre CEO Dipl.- Kfm pleased . Henrik hackers . In addition to the Austrian Federal Monument Office and the Bavarian State Conservation Office , the South Tyrolean provincial monuments , the monument Office of Slovakia and the monument Institute of the Czech Republic are represented at the fair , among others . Furthermore , exhibitors from Sweden, Poland and Slovenia have announced. The Exhibitor 's portfolio ranges from the ironwork and the aerosol cleaning on organ building , the stained glass and stucco marble restoration through to laser technology.

Network of expertise

The aim of the " Monumento Salzburg " is to network with each other and to share valuable knowledge. Especially in times when money is scarce and the state historic preservation must make savings, cooperation is a need. "In 2012 the Austrian Bundesdenkmalamt for example, published a brochure on Energy Efficiency at the memorial, at the same time information has been published on this topic in Germany and the Principality of Liechtenstein. But unfortunately there are still too many limits In the minds. It is important to pool resources , "says art historian Dr. Ronald Gobiet , Consultant at Monumento.

Extensive lecture program

During the show, this time the focus on " stone " is dedicated , is also how the conservation works and what projects are being implemented currently in the public domain . The extensive program of lectures with approximately 40 lectures aimed primarily also to interested lay public . Among lectures such as " trail of Miskroskop . Monuments tell their story "," Gobekli Tepe - The mysterious shrine of the Stone Age hunters "or" concrete repair - the right way . "

Hotspot for all

However, the Monumento is not only a hotspot for experts, but also offers all interested parties, for example students, the opportunity to get to know the historic preservation. At the stands of exhibitors youth can engage in conversation, learn more about training opportunities and partially observe the professionals. In addition, many films and working examples are shown. The Fabric of St. Stephen's Cathedral will bring, for example, stone parts from lofty heights. The experts will present their tools and show clearly how stone can be handled historically and in modern ways.


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