Modular ceramic work – facade building Civil Protection

    1. Register Number: 14

    2. Address: Main Directorate “Fire Safety and Protection of the Population”; 30 “Nikola Gabrovski” Str., Residential Complex “Dianabad”, “Izgrev” District

    3. Coordinates:

      42.659808, 23.3470757

    4. Artist/Architect: Georgi Baldjiev, Banov, Peter Kucarov

    5. Type of Site: Monumental decoration

    6. Name: Modular ceramic work – facade building “Civil Protection”

    7. Other Names for the Monument: 

    8. Technique: Modular ceramic work

    9. Materials Used: 

    10. Dating: 1974

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    17. Description – Analysis of the Type, Style & Iconography :
      Modular ceramic work (chamotte); Signatures in the lower part: “Banov, Baldjiev, Kucarov, 1974”

    18. Signature/Artist’s Initials: 

    19. Condition:
      Overall, the condition of the mosaic is good. There are traces of humidity coming in from the roof, which has caused the surface to blacken (likely due to mold). The surface is fairly dirty and is missing individual elements.

    20. Conservation / Restoration: No

    21. Preservation Regimes according to Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage Act:
      In order to preserve the work, it is important to: address the cause of the humidity; clean; stabilize the surface and structure; reinforce the ceramic pieces and the fundament; and reconstruct the missing elements. In order to better present this work to the public, it is necessary to: provide for its regular maintenance and security; install lights for illumination; and add a plaque with the artist, title and year.

    22. Plans and Documentation Relating to Implementation: No

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