New building technologies in the context of revalorization of a historic building (on the example of conversion of an old dormitory into an administrative office)

Dominika Kuśnierz-Krupa

Abstrakt

Historic building adaptation connected with changing its use often makes architects apply modern building technologies, including latest materials and furnishing. It should be emphasized that nowadays adaptation of a historic building and introducing a new function into it, is often the only way to save it. This new function frequently requires a high level of finishing and furnishing the building in such a manner that it would fulfill current regulations. Such an investment is the revalorization of the old high school dormitory in Nowy Targ which is under conservation protection because of its location, form and architectural details characteristic for that part of Poland.

Słowa kluczowe: historic building adaptation, new function in historic building, revalorization