USE AND ABUSE OF HISTORY FOR RESTORATION

Teachers: 
Credits: 
1
Site: 
PARMA
Year of erogation: 
2021/2022
Unit Coordinator: 
Disciplinary Sector: 
History of Architecture
Semester: 
Single Annual Cycle
Year of study: 
2
Language of instruction: 

Italian

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.

Course contents summary

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.

Recommended readings

See bibliography of the principal course (Laboratorio di Sintesi)

Teaching methods

Teacher orientated lessons with slides

Assessment methods and criteria

See principal course (Laboratorio di Sintesi)