The aims of the course are to introduce students to broad range of specialists from the related fields of architectural conservation and related disciplines who specialize in the conservation of traditional building fabric; to introduce students to the appropriate and accepted methods traditional construction and of the conservation traditional architectural materials; and to familiarise students with the relevant literature pertaining to the domain. The objectives of the course are to allow the student to develop a broad understanding of excellent contemporary conservation practice in the conservation of traditional materials; to develop a broad understanding of traditional building methods; to develop an understanding of good and bad practice in the conservation of traditional materials. Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to research and prepare an academic paper related to the domain. Class preparation: 1 hour/week; assessment preparation: 15-20 hours/semester
5-day intensive (9am-5pm)
1 x Building Condition Assessment in Groups (50%); 1 x Individual Conservation Analysis (50%)
This unit of study is offered in even-numbered years only.