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CP-5 Heritage Protection (conservation notions)

The Faculty of Interior Architecture / Interior Architecture
4th Year, sem 1, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2C | ECTS Credits: 2
History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation
Course Leader:
prof.dr.arh. Sergiu Nistor
Learning outcomes:

Awareness about the principles of scientific conservation.
Awareness aboutr the fundamentals of Romanian laws in historic buildings preservation
Awareness in the use of the main instruments of investigation the historic buildings.


The birth and the evolution of the cathegory of historic monument
Monument vs Historic Monument
Conservation doctrines - XIXth century
Conservation doctrines - XXth century
The Venice Charter - presentation and comments
The Venice Charter - presentation and comments
Legislation for the protection of historic buildings: international and domestic
Causes of decay
Typology of conservation interventions
Typology of conservation interventions - examples and comments
Survey techniques
Romanian conservation examples

Teaching Method:



Written and oral exam


CHOAY, Francoise - L’allegorie du patrimoine, Paris: Seuil, 1996;
CUNNINGTON, Pamela - Care of Old Houses, Londra: A&C Black, 1991;
CURINSCHI-VORONA, Gheorghe - Restaurarea monumentelor istorice, Bucuresti: Ed. Tehnica, 1968;
CURINSCHI-VORONA, Gheorghe - Arhitectura. Urbanism. Restaurare., București: Ed. Tehnica, 1996;
FITCH, James Marston - Historic Preservation, Curatorial Management of the Built World, University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville 1992;
FEILDEN, Bernard M. - Conservation of Historic Buildings, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1994;
PEARCE, David - Conservation Today, Routledge, London, 1989.

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