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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Industrial Archeology

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D29IAR ZK 2P
Lecturer:
Tomáš Med, Lenka Popelová (guarantor), Jana Hořická, Jan Pustějovský
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Department of Architecture
Synopsis:

Industrial archeology is an interdisciplinary field that examines, records, inventory and protects evidence of tangible and intangible documents, artifacts, stratigraphies and structures, human settlements and landscapes that have arisen for or as a result of industrial processes. The methods of investigation do not only concern surveys of landscapes, settlements and individual objects, but also in connection with the history of technology and working and production processes, which have retroactively influenced the appearance of landscapes, settlements and objects.

Main topics: Defining industrial heritage values. Legal protection issues. Contemporary interpretations accentuating current issues such as: public space, cultural tourism, social aspects. Possibilities of preservation of industrial heritage mainly in the form of new use. The importance of education, training, promotion and popularization of industrial heritage, education of the general public affected by industry deprivation. International documents and institutions dealing with industrial heritage. Introduction to the basic literature and methodology of the field.

The contents of the exam and the paper are both general knowledge and a selected topic directly related to the subject under examination.

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