Academic Catalog

ARCH405 DESIGN IN RESTORATION

Course Code: 1200405
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 8(4-8)
ECTS Credit: 10.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AL EMRE MADRAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The course concentrates on the traditional dwellings in Turkey. The main focus is on the timber frame dwellings. The course aims to teach the methods and techniques of documentation including graphical, verbal and visual documentation on a specific case. The analysis of a traditional dwelling is followed by research and preparation of restitution projects. The discussion on the problems of traditional residential architecture within the framework of restoration / preservation leads to the preparation of restoration projects. All phases are supplemented by written reports. (Preparatory course for M.S. in Restoration and Preservation)