Academic Catalog

ARCH409 PERSPECTIVES IN THE CONSERVATION AND VALORIZATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

Course Code: 1200409
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff EVN ERDER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Introduce the field of conservation and its relationship with the visual arts and architecture, as well as natural and cultural sites and their associated values; history of conservation, its origins and development; the conservation of objects, paintings and architecture, as well as natural and cultural sites. Discussion of these concepts through examples with the critical perspective necessary for making conservation decisions, especially as they relate to aesthetics and visual perception as well as social, cultural, historical, scientific and economic values.