Stages organized by CICOP Italy

Educational Stages

CICOP Italy, in collaboration with Centers joining CICOP Net Confederation, organizes educational stages by inserting interns into projects of intervention or study aiming at the preservation of architectural heritage.

Tutors: directive committee of CICOP Italy or CICOP Net Center of intern destination.

Research stage 2006/08

The protection of archaeological sites. The Macedonian tombs of Pella; the emergence of Hellenistic graves emerged during the new buildings foundation work in Rhodes, Dodecanese (Greece).

Research stage 2004/06

Stage on disused barracks of Orvieto. They participated in the internship undergraduates and recent graduates of Politecnico di Milano (BA in Architecture), Florence University (Faculty of Engineering) and the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

Tutors: Ing. Federica Forbicioni, Prof. Arch. Nina Avramidou.

Study Stage 2005.

Monumental Cemetery of San Cataldo in Modena.

Diagnostic studies on post-earthquake damage and surveys on the sculptural structures of the Holy Camp. Participants: new graduates from the University of Florence.

Palazzo Comunale of Modena

Investigations of the building complex, surveys and historical research. Participants: new graduates from the University of Florence.

 Study stages 2001

Cognitive Analysis of representative buildings located in the Dodecanese island of Rhodes, Leros, Patmos, Karpathos, built during the Italian occupation of the islands (1912-1943). The analysis is of architectural, technological and diagnostic type, and follows the working methodologies in the quality assurance system according to standards already prepared by the working group.

Period of stages: july-september 2001.

Logistics: travel expenses and stay on the island (in limited numbers) are covered.

Requirements: good knowledge of CAD applications and basic knowledge of spoken English.

Research stage 1994/2004

Internship at public or private organizations that conduct research on methods and techniques of intervention on built heritage. Study Topics:

  1. FRP materials with cementitious matrix applied in the restoration / reinforcement of masonry structures damaged or defective;
  2. FRP materials with resin matrix for rapid and reversible interventions of reinforcement / restore;
  3. polymer nets for plating of brick masonry walls.

Undergraduates at the University of Florence (Faculty of Architecture) took part in the internship.

Tutors: Ing. Milos Drdacky (Director of the Academy of Sciences in Prague), Prof. Ing. Ramiro Sofronie (president of UNESCO Romania), Prof. Arch. Nina Avramidou (University of Florence), Ing. Vito Renda (JRC  Ispra).

Study Stage 2002/2003

Church of San Francesco at Capodistria, Slovenia

Investigative instrumental surveys and structural and architectural surveys. Discovered the windows of the Renaissance plant and various frescoes that were covered with later remodeling and plastering. Participants: new graduates from the University of Florence and Emilia Romagna. In cooperation with the Slovenian Monument Superintendency.

Study Stage 1993

Stage of CICOP Federation organized and directed by the vicepresident for Europe Prof. Arch. Nina Avramidou, in collaboration with the Municipality of Tequise and with spanish section of CICOP. Study of the building technologies of rural architecture of Tequise, in Lanzarote island. Participants: students from Architecture Faculty of University of Florence (thesis on the same topic).