Institute for Building Research and Conservation
The Institute for Building Research and Conservation was founded on 22 June 2004 as a joint scientific institution of the architecture and urban planning department with the Restoration course and the civil engineering department as an In-Institute of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. The institute serves the purpose of science, research and development. Its main areas of activity are building conservation, preservation of historical buildings and restoration.
At a glance
The Institute for Building Research and Conservation develops, acquires and carries out technology-oriented, object-oriented projects for knowledge transfer. In particular, it provides expert advice and expert reports in the areas of building diagnostics, substance preservation and archaeometry (construction and material).
A special concern is networking with regional partners and cooperation with eastern european partners in particular. Cooperation partners are primarily colleges and universities as well as further education institutions, small and medium-sized enterprises, industrial partners as well as public institutions, especially monument and building administrations.