ARCH401 Architectural Heritage Conservation

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH401 Architectural Heritage Conservation 2 2 4 Tue. 9:00-10:50
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Tarek El-Akkad Office Hours Schedule Tuesday 11.00-01.00
E-mail tel-akkad@ius.edu.ba
Phone 387 33 957 216 Office / Room No A F3.17
Assistant Maida Halilovic
E-mail mhalilovic@student.ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives To expose students to the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary nature of sustainable integrated conservation as well as to stimulate and encourage intellectual inquiry and research of cultural heritage so as to ensure students develop basic knowledge on heritage protection required to function as responsible architects and urban planners in the historic environments.
Textbook John H. Stubbs, Time Honored, Wiley, 2009; Letellier, Robin, et al, Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places: Guiding Principles. Los Angeles, CA: Getty, Conservation Institute. 2007. http://hdl.handle.net/10020/gci_pubs/recordim; Cultural Heritage Policy Documents, Getty CI, http://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/research_resources/charters.html
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the history of the development the idea of conservation
  2. Recognize and understand the range of threats to the heritage, both human and natural, as well as the various mitigating strategies currently applied or advocated
  3. Explain the basis for the concepts, principles and ethics of conservation
  4. Obtain information from objects by means of investigation.
  5. Conduct preliminary technical assessment of a site
Teaching Methods Teacher focused methods: combination of weekly lectures and presentations, the buzz group method; tutorials and demonstration method; the study assignement method - delivered both on campus and on-site during the field trips.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction, course overview
Week 2 The meaning of the key terms definitions, methods and case studies Stubbs CH. 2, pp. 21-25
Week 3 Cultural heritage in context - site visit, Sarajevo
Week 4 Project intangible heritage (10/100) Presentations Stubbs CHs. 4 & 5 54-66, Handouts
Week 5 Development of theory Stubbs CH. 14
Week 6 Consolidation of Doctrine: influential charters and conventions Quiz 1 (10/100) Subbs, CH. 9 Athens Ch, Venice Ch, Nara doc
Week 7 Mid term exam (20/100)
Week 8 Case study; Recording and assessing architectural heritage Letellier, Manual
Week 9 Field trip: Selected Sarajevo building
Week 10 Preliminary technical assessment of heritage Letellier, Manual
Week 11 Hague Convention and its Aftermath, risk preparedness Stubbs, CH 15, Hague convention
Week 12 World Heritage Stubbs CH 15, World Herit. Conv.
Week 13 PTA checks, case study; Quiz 2 (10/100) Letellier, Manual
Week 14 Holidays
Week 15 Submission of PTA (30/100)
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 20 2,3
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Quizes 2 20 1
Project presentation intangible heritage 1 10 4
Mid Term Exam 1 20 2,3
PTA - project 1 30 4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 2 14 28 In-term Exam study 5 3 15
Active tutorials 1 14 14 Final Exam study 10 2 20
Home study 1 15 15 Excercises study 8 4 32
        Total Workload Hours = 124
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 07/10/2019
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