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Career Profiles - Dictionary for Architects and Engineers




What is a restorer?

A restorer specializes in the conservation of historical cultural assets. He or she is completing a bachelor's or master's degree in restoration.


Why do I need a restorer?

Historical paintings, antique furniture or valuable vases - all this would expire over time if a restorer did not take care of their preservation. The work of a restorer is very responsible, because he often has to deal with very valuable art and cultural assets. These are always irreplaceable originals and testimonies to the history of mankind.


What does a restorer do?

The restorer begins every project with an extensive assessment of the object. He documents his findings and plans the procedure for the restoration. He then carries out conservation and restorative measures in detail. This can also include, for example, the preservation of stucco in old buildings.