Aesthetic and Historical Aspects of Repairing the "Pancera" Flyover in Warsaw
|Tagung:||IABSE Symposium: Synergy of Culture and Civil Engineering – History and Challenges, Wrocław, Poland, 7-9 October 2020|
|Veröffentlicht in:||Synergy of Culture and Civil Engineering – History and Challenges|
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The ”Pancera” flyover, located in the historic part of Warsaw, near the Royal Castle, was constructed together with Trasa W-Z route in 1949. Repair works of the load-bearing structure, the supports and the immediate surroundings of the flyover were performed in the course of repairs and expansion of the grid of tram routes, carried out by Tramwaje Warszawskie tram operator in 2009.
The paper presents the aesthetic and historical aspects of the design and repair works from 2009. It presents the examples of the color scheme of the flyover while bearing in mind its location in a historic area, in the direct vicinity of the Royal Castle and the Old Town. Also, the requirements of the Metropolitan Monument Conservator are presented. The article presents the appearance of the flyover before and after the renovation was done in 2009 and the current aesthetic reception of the object and its surroundings.