Principles of Conservation and Restoration (ARCH311)
A course aiming to provide the students of architecture with basic knowledge and understanding of architectural and cultural heritage. Presentation of appropriate concepts of basic conservation, historic preservation and restoration to help students acquire skills to apply in practice. Emphasis on creating awareness and stirring up interest in architectural and urban heritage, supplying an overview of the concept of architectural and urban conservation, searching answers for questions: what should be preserved, why, for whom, and how. The topics include cultural heritage, measured drawing techniques; concepts of conservation, preservation, revitalization, restoration; restorat ion techniques.