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Dr.-Ing. Hans-Rudolf Neumann

Neumann-foto-CV-miniBorn 1952, Studies and PhD in architecture, town planning, building history and conservation of monuments and historic buildings at the FH Mainz, TU Kaiserslautern and TU Berlin, 1983 – 1985 Traineeship at the State Administration of Building Affairs and in the Ministry of Culture in Rhineland-Palatinate, second state examination for Higher Technical Service Administration, 1982 – 1991 various activities and functions at the State Administration of Building Affairs in Rhineland-Palatinate, 1992 development of the “Architecture and Building Industry” Department of the Institute of Modernisation and Maintenance of Buildings in Berlin-Hohenschönhausen, 1994 – 2004, Auditing Group Manager for “subsidised building projects” (especially in the former GDR), 1999 / 2000 Assistant Professor at the Technical University of Berlin / Postgraduate Monumental Conservation Studies in the field of Renovation Technology, 2005 – 2007 scientific coordinator of European Interreg III B project “Baltic Culture and Tourism Route Fortresses” (BFR), since 2007 manager of Coordination Centre BFR-Management Berlin-D, 2008 – 2010 together with GKU Berlin elaboration of application FORTE CULTURA, 2012 – 2014 scientific management of EU Interreg IV-B funding project FORTE CULTURA, since 2011 Deputy Chairman of ECCOFORT reg.ass., Berlin-D. Research focuses on history, architecture, construction and safeguarding of historic fortifications and fortresses, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. Organizing and managing of fortress study tours worldwide. Voting and Expert Member of FRG in ICOMOS/ICOFORT.

Selected book publications:

  • Historic fortifications in Southwest Germany; Stuttgart, 1995.
  • Historic fortifications in Middleeast Germany; Stuttgart, 2000.
  • Sevastopol Crimea – An excursion report (2nd edition); Regensburg, 1994.
  • Sevastopol Crimea (3 Vol.); Regensburg, 1998.
  • Preservation and Use of historic Citadels; Mainz, 2001.
  • Preservation and Use of historic Major Fortresses; Mainz, 2005.
  • Appropriate monumental use of fortresses. Documentation and recommended proceeding; Frankfurt (Oder), 2007.

Selected fortress study tours:

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