Maria Badeńska –Stapp, an art historian and teacher, since 2012 City Conservator in the City Hall of Żyrardów, a civil servant of monuments protection for over a decade.
Interests: city revitalization, landscape attitude to monuments protection, adaptation of monuments to new functions taking in the context of their historic, artistic and scientific value, psychology of architecture, technique and technology of protection and construction works, valorisation of monuments.
Maria runs trainings, presentations and workshops. She is a co-founder of Muzeum Lniarstwa im. Filipa de Girarda in Żyrardów, a co-author of „Żyrardów. Miasto lnem tkane” exhibition. She is involved in a model revitalisation of the city and takes part in preparing and realisation of many projects and programmes aimed at presentation, promotion and conservation of the post-industrial heritage of Żyrardów.