Preservation of Historic Monuments

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Bachelor
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
2
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The course gives an overview on history and theory of the architectural preservation in Europe and Hungary. Presents the evaluation of the way of thinking from purism to the modern practice of restoration. It is an important part, when national and international documents and theoretic papers are discussed, form Morris and Ruskinrsquo;s work, over Boitorsquo;s ldquo;Prima carta del restaurordquo; (1883) to Krakow Charter 2000. Following the historic part some technical aspects of preservation are discussed, i.e. surveying methods and techniques, non-destructive and destructive building archaeological methods etc. The brief introduction to building archaeology helps to understand the importance of theoretic reconstruction of independent building phases of the historic monument. The detailed discussion of the topic is part of the Preservation of historic buildings 2 ndash; Building archaeology elective subject. The third part is dealing with architectural and design-methodological questions of preservation. Especially the architectural problems of presentation of archaeological heritage, the reuse and functional problems of industrial and vernacular buildings for modern purposes.

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Duration

28 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

2

Validation mode

Continuous control

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Architecture

Department

Department of History of Architecture and Monument Preservation

Contact or registration links