CP-19 Historic monuments rehabilitation

The Faculty of Architecture / Architectural Conservation and Restoration
3rd Year, sem 1, 2023-2024 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2C | ECTS Credits: 2
Course Leader:
lect. Ioana Irina Iamandescu
Learning outcomes:
Acquiring the necessary knowledge for the correct approach of historic buildings rehabilitation operations, in relation with the principles for conservation and restoration of historic monuments and the necessity for their present-day use
Definition of rehabilitation of a historic building or area
Stages in approaching a rehabilitation operation
State of conservation evaluation
Establishing a diagnosis
Identifying the re-use potential
Functional conversion, compatibility and durability
Cultural value versus contemporary use
Determining the operations compatible with the historic building
The rehabilitation operations typology
Case studies - rehabilitation of complex buildings
The urban rehabilitation
Case studies - ensembles and historic areas

Practical work task - case study assessing a historic building in Sibiu and proposing a rehabilitation plan (teams of 2 students)
Teaching Method:
Lectures with image presentation (photos, plans etc)
Case studies discussions
Practical work task - case study
Oral exam 40%
Practical work 60%
Cantacuzino, Sherban, Using and re-using buildings, Concerning Buildings, Studies in honour of Sir Bernard Feilden,Stephen Marks ed., Bath,The Architectural Press, 1996
Clark, Kate, Informed conservation. Understanding Historic Buildings And Their Landscapes For Conservation, English Heritage, 2001
Crișan, Rodica, Reabilitarea locuirii urbane tradiționale. Ed. Paideia, 2004.
Crișan, Rodica, Analiza integrativă a valorii culturale și de utilizare a clădirilor existente. Editura Universitară “Ion Mincu”, 2004.
Nistor, Sergiu, Conservarea patrimoniului, note de curs, UAUIM, 2003
Petzet, Michael, Principles of Preservation, An Introduction to the International Charters for Conservation and Restoration 40 Years after the Venice Charter, ICOMOS pdf document,