LITHOLOGY AND GEOLOGY FOR ARCHITECTURE

Teachers: 
PADOVANI VERONICA
Credits: 
2
Site: 
PARMA
Year of erogation: 
2021/2022
Unit Coordinator: 
PADOVANI VERONICA
Disciplinary Sector: 
Mineral Geological Resources and Mineralogic and Petrographic Applications for the Environment and Cultural Heritage
Semester: 
Single Annual Cycle
Year of study: 
2
Language of instruction: 

Italian

Learning outcomes of the course unit

At the end of the course, students will have a wide and critical view of Earth materials for architecture, their decay and conservation.

During the course, students will improve their communication skills with specific reference to technical and scientific language relevant to restoration.

Course contents summary

Earth materials in architecture; architectural surface degradation; geoarchitecture and urban geology, case studies

Course contents

-Characterization of Earth materials in architecture
-Analysis of deterioration and conservation techniques of of natural and artificial stones.
-Materials and deterioration mapping and the conservation project.

Recommended readings

Lecture notes

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures, flipped classroom, teamwork

Assessment methods and criteria

Collective reviews and presentations of the projects will allow an initial assessment of the language properties and communication skills of the students. During the examination, the presentation of the papers agreed with the teacher will be evaluated.