Croatian Conservation Institute's periodical, Portal, is a peer-reviewed academic journal published annually since 2010. Directed at presenting research and professional papers on investigations, treatments, results, theoretical reflections and historical overviews, Portal is open to papers from both the Institute's staff, as well as all those who wish to contribute, professionally and scholarly, to the reflection and promotion of art conservation and restoration. Owing to its comprehensive abstracts in English, the basic content of each paper is also available to international experts.
In addition to the richly illustrated research and professional papers, Portal also features a CD containing an annual overview of all research and conservation programmes the Croatian Conservation Institute has conducted in the year preceding the issue.
The seventh issue of the journal Portal, the yearly scientific and professional journal of the Croatian Conservation Institute, presents nineteen research and professional papers on various topics in the field of cultural heritage protection. Along with papers, Portal also provides an annual overview of all research programmes and conservation works that the Croatian Conservation Institute performed in the year prior to this issue (2015), in the form of catalogue items on the enclosed DVD.
Papers in the latest issue are arranged according to a previously established structural division (Immovable, Movable and Archaeological heritage) and comprise various topics. Architectural heritage is represented by two articles focusing on the history of mansion construction, their valorization and guidelines/recommendations for renovation – the Opeka Mansion in Marčan and the Jakovlje Mansion (Petar Puhmajer and Viki Jakaša Borić). The chapter covering immovable heritage is opened by two papers from a specific discipline...
Portal is a yearly scientific and professional journal of the Croatian Conservation Institute, covering a wide range of topics in the field of cultural heritage protection.
Articles (in the second issue of the journal) address various topics: from theoretical reflections and the history of conservation-restoration practice in Croatia to accounts of long-term and comprehensive conservation-restoration works, such as those in the Old Town of Hrvatska Kostajnica or the results of individual investigations like the analysis of the stone-masonry markings on the Veliki Tabor Castle or the research of the Kaštel Palace in Tar...