HISTORICAL ISSUES IN THEORY OF RESTORATION
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The major aim of the course is to enable the student to make judgment,
have an historical and bibliographic instruments to be able to understand the theory of restoration. Undergraduate shall be able to: to make personal and mature judgements; use the appropriate technical language; understand the complexity of the practice of restoration.
Teacher orientated lessons with slides and documentary films; possibility
to visit museums and monumental sites.
Course contents summary
HISTORy'S USEFULNESS AND DAMAGE FOR RESTAURATION (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)
Assessment methods and criteria
See principal course (Laboratorio di Sintesi)