LA STORIA DELL'ARCHITETTURA: UN'ARMA A DOPPIO TAGLIO NELLE MANI DEL RESTAURATORE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The major aim of the course is to enable the student to make judgment, have an historical and bibliografic instruments to be able to understand the theory of restoration. Undergraduate shall be able to: to make personal and mature judgements; use the appropriate tecnical language; understand the complexity of the practice of restoration.
Course contents summary
History of Architecture: a double-edged weapon for the restorer (10 hours, 1 CFU).
Aim of the course is to offer some theoretical comments in order to the benefits and the danger in the use of the history of architecture in the architectural restoration. Restorers’ attitude towards architectural heritage changes according to the cultural environment; analysis of some examples, from Antiquity towards XX century, offers interesting cases for reflection to improve the know-how.
See bibliography of the principal course (Laboratorio di Sintesi).
Teacher orientated lessons with slides and documentary films; possibility to visit museums and monumental sites.
Assessment methods and criteria
See principal course (Laboratorio di Sintesi)