CP-6 Restoration Design

The Faculty of Architecture / Architecture
4th Year, sem 2, 2023-2024 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2P | ECTS Credits: 2
Fișa disciplinei:
FA-A CP-6 Proiect de restaurare.pdf
History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation
Course Leader:
conf. Ștefan Bâlici
Teaching Staff:
conf. dr. Petru Mortu, conf. dr. Horia Moldovan, lect. dr. Irina Iamandescu, conf. dr. Adrian Crăciunescu, lect. dr. Gabriel Panasiu, asist. dr. Alexandra Teodor, asist. dr. Diana Mihnea, dr. arh. Arina Nițulescu, arh. Alexandra Stoica, arh. Ioana Zbranca
Teaching language:
Learning outcomes:
Acknowledgement and correct use of the principles of conservation to a specific case.
Acknowledgement and correct use of the relationship between building survey, building documentation and decision making process in conservation.
The themes proposed each year are aimed to confront students with specific and real situations (historic monument in its cultural or natural setting), which they are required to analyse from the point of view of contemporary restoration doctrine. Students are asked to propose specific measures and interventions of conservation for (different each year):

- urban historic building, 19th Century
- monastery ensemble, 17th-18th Centuries
- manor house, 16th-19th Centuries
- selection of towers from the ensemble of the Citadel of Sighișoara

Academic year 2023-2024:
The site visit to Tătărăștii de Sus is scheduled for Saturday, March 2nd 2024. Meeting at the Bălăceanu Court, at 11.00 h.
Teaching Method:
Guided studio work
Project evaluation
- Cesare Brandi, Theory of Restoration, Istituto centrale per il restauro - Nardini, Roma - Firenze, 2005.
- Bernard Feilden, Conservation of Historic Buildings, Routledge, 2007.
- Historic England, Practical Building Conservation series (in the library of the National Institute of Heritage).
- Jukka Jokilehto, A History of Architectural Conservation, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999.
- EwaGlos – European illustrated glossary of conservation terms for wall paintings and architectural surfaces, English definitions with translations into Bulgarian, Croatian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish and Turkish, Ed. Angela Weyer, Michael Imhof Verlag, Petersberg, 2015.
- ICOMOS-ISCS: Illustrated glossary on stone deterioration patterns, Ed. V. Vergès-Belmin, 2008. (http://iscs.icomos.org/glossary.html)