Academic Catalog

CONS533 HISTORICAL STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

Course Code: 8560533
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Graduate Program In Conservation Of Cultural Heritage
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: PhD
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. UFUK SERN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

General introduction to various structural systems used in historic buildings, as well as techniques and materials employed in their construction, and their relevance to specific architectural styles. Although the different systems are traced through the material with specific emphasis on Anatolia, the course includes structural systems and building methods used in interacting regions, especially around the Aegean and Mediterranean Basins.