ARCH 408 – Architectural Conservation and Restoration

ARCH 408 – Architectural Conservation and Restoration; Weekly hours 2+1, ECTS: 4

The aim of the course is an introduction: to the role of architectural conservators; to the types and methodologies of architectural conservation involving experts from different areas connected to the architectural conservation. Introduction to architectural conservation and definitions; Architectural styles and building technology; Sustaining and conservation philosophy, Determination of age period of old houses / objects; Planning and restoration of houses / objects; Exterior restoration, Interior restoration, Case study / assessment of intermediate conservation project.