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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Heritage preservation

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
129YOPA Z 2 2P Czech
Garant předmětu:
Klára Kroftová
Lecturer:
Klára Kroftová
Tutor:
Klára Kroftová
Supervisor:
Department of Architecture
Synopsis:

The heritage fund of the Czech Republic is very extensive, extremely valuable and very diverse. The abundance of cultural monuments evokes the need for quality monument care, without which it is impossible to preserve this heritage for future generations.

Requirements:

Participation in lectures.

The above requirements are necessary but not sufficient conditions for successful completion of the course.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.-2. Introduction to the study of conservation - context, legislative framework, conventions, institutions.

3. Principles of restoration of monuments.

4. Excursions: e.g. Prague Castle - Plečnik's restoration.

5. Terminology of monument conservation.

6. History of conservation

7.-8. Monument surveys.

9. Examples of restoration of monuments I.

10. Building materials of historic structures and their uses.

11. Historical development of building structures (e.g., masonry/wood structures - depending on semester capacity).

12.Examples of restoration of monuments II.

13.Excursion: the Centre of Building Heritage of NTM Plasy.

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course has no exercises.

Study Objective:

The core knowledge of Architecture and Building students includes an understanding of architectural history and respect for the historic environment. The course „Historic Preservation“ introduces students to the basic requirements and rationale of historic preservation.

Study materials:

- Collective of authors: Péče o architektonické dědictví (Care for Architectural Heritage), Part I, Prague 2008

- Collective author: Péče o architektonické dědictví (Care for Architectural Heritage), Volume III, Prague 2009

- Škabrada, J.: Construction of Historical Buildings, Argo 2003

- Act No. 20/1987 Coll., on State Heritage Care

- International documents on the protection of cultural heritage, National Heritage Institute, 2007

- Professional and methodological publications of the National Heritage Institute, 2007

Note:
Further information:
https://k129.cz/predmety-bakalarskeho-studia/129yopa/
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomTH:C-219

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
C219
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-05-18
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