CP-36 Built heritage inventories

The Faculty of Architecture / Architectural Conservation and Restoration
3rd Year, sem 2, 2022-2023 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1C+1L | ECTS Credits: 2
Department:
History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation
Course Leader:
lect. Ioana Irina Iamandescu
Learning outcomes:

- to form basic skills in order to identify cultural values of built heritage
- to create the basis of understandings and using international recommendations, legislation and other national norms in order to produce or interpret the record charts of buildings that are or could be scheduled as historic monuments
- to provide the basic skills for identifying and evaluating the various issues resulted during designing a project applicable to a scheduled monument or to a valuable building that might become a listed monument, according to criteria and procedures involved in classifying heritage

Content:

- Present understanding of heritage and origins of the heritage concept ; international and national institutions in the field
- The World Heritage List – listing procedures and commitments of state parties to the World Heritage Convention; the new list of European Heritage – international conventions, charters and recommendations regarding recording heritage reflected in national legislation
- National legislation for registering built heritage – laws, ordinances, government decisions, ministerial orders
- Organizing at national level the inventory of historic monuments ; role of documentation and means of field research and data interpretation
- The architectural and historic studies – means of reporting and filing a classifying/declassifying dossier according to present standards of evaluation
- The chart of historic monument, centralizing data referring to built heritage
- The obligation of use for the historic monuments – role and way of filling the forms

Teaching Method:

Lectures and practical appplication within workshops - tutoring and evaluation

Assessment:

Written exam - 25 % and paperworks - 75 %

Bibliography:

- CHOAY, Francoise, L’allegorie du patrimoine, Paris: Seuil, 1996
- FITCH, James Marston, Historic Preservation, Curatorial Management of the Built World, University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville 1992.
- Council of Europe, Guidance on heritage assesment, Strasbourg, 2005
- Council of Europe, Guidance on inventory and documentation of cultural heritage, Strasbourg, 2001
- Council of Europe, Technical assistance to the city of Banska Stiavnica (Slovak Republic): experts’ report, Strasbourg, 1998
- current Romanian legislation concerning heritage

Notes:

The course is based on interpreting current legislation and practice in Romania concerning heritage; as a result, the bibliography indicated is minimal but updated, when needed, during lectures, by internet