Ewa Łużyniecka
In memory of Professor Zygmunt Świechowski

    This article is an attempt at presenting the distinguished Polish architectural historian – Professor Zygmunt Świechowski who passed away on December 28, 2015 at the age of 95. The major part of the text regards Professor’s professional career connected with a lot of circles of scholars in Poland and abroad. Additionally, the article presents the personal observations of the author who first met Professor in the 1980s. They worked closer since 2003 when together with Professor Świechowski and Professor Robert Kunkel they started the research project regarding the medieval Cistercian architecture in Małopolska. The conclusion of those deliberations is the statement that all those who knew Professor will remember him as an eminent scholar and a great humanist.

Key words: Zygmunt Świechowski, science, academic achievements

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