Modern heritage protection encompasses more than simply the protection of buildings and objects. By considering the spatial totalities and values of the cultural environment, it brings together the expertise of the fundamental disciplines of archaeology, architecture, ethnology, landscape architecture, history, technical history, art history and urban history, and the specialist knowledge and theoretical approaches of conservation, restoration and preventive archaeology.
Work began with the creation of a Conservation Plan for 2010, as part of which extensive conservation and restoration surveys of the building were carried out.Read more
As part of the renovation of public spaces in the old town centre of Celje, which is protected as a settlement and archaeological cultural monument, incredible archaeological remains of a Roman villa were discovered during archaeological surveys done in 2013/2014.Read more
The Centre for Preventive Archaeology carries out various types of preliminary archaeological surveys to assess the archaeological potential of a particular area.Read more
The restoration of the 600 square metres of ceiling paintings by the painter and fresco artist Matej Sternen in the Church of St. Mary’s Assumption in Ljubljana was completed at the end of the summer 2015.Read more
Jože Plečnik is known as the greatest Slovenian architect of the 20th century.Read more
The renovation of Brežice Castle began in autumn 2010.Read more
The Church of St. Mary’s Assumption stands together with the former Minorite monastery on the banks of the River Drava in the oldest part of Maribor called Lent.Read more
In November 2015 we completed the first phase of the conservation and restoration work to the paintings in the Loka Castle chapel.Read more
In autumn 2015, the IPCHS Restoration Centre carried out a sampling and created a record of the condition of the Ceiling of Celje – of the ceiling paintings that are located in the Old Count’s Mansion in Celje.Read more
The Laška seč mountain pasture lies above the Tolminka valley and west of the Church of the Holy Ghost on Javorca at an altitude of 1000m.Read more
As these types of finds are extremely rare in Slovenia, this discovery is of great cultural and historical value.Read more
The Bled Island is a cultural and historical monument of national importance.Read more
The opening of the national European Heritage Days will be hold in the Karst region in the famous old place Štanjel on the first of October 2016
European Heritage Communities 2016: Shaping our shared future
Dr. Stane Bernik received the Stele Award for lifetime achievement, while Andrejka Ščukovt, Irena Vesel, Alenka Zupan, Vlasta Čobal Sedmak, Andrej Magdič and Gorazd Gerlič received commendations for exceptional achievements.
The IPCHS website received Special Kudos on the well-known platform CSS Design Awards.
From 28-30 January 2016, the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia made its debut appearance at the Monumento fair in Salzburg.
Before initiating any undertakings to cultural heritage or to plots of land within registered archaeological sites, it is necessary to submit a application to the competent IPCH
Subsidies and loans for reconstruction interventions and presentation of heritage are managed by national and international institutions, communities and foundations.
IPCHS independently participates in a wide range of publications of guides and tips to help protect and preserve our cultural heritage.
In May 2016, upon the request of the Municipality of Piran, we created a conservation plan for all the integral elements of the Tartini monument in Piran.