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ARCH9083 - Conservation of Modern Materials
Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning - 6 credit points
HECS Band two
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Architecture Faculty
Offered session(s): 2
Teacher/Coordinator: Mr Trevor Howells and others

Classes: Lectures:2 hours/week (11 weeks), site visits: 2hours/week (2 weeks)

Assessment: 1x 4000 word essay (100%)

The aims of the course are to introduce students to broad range of specialists from the related fields of architectural conservation and related disciplines that specialize in the conservation of modern building fabric; to introduce students to the appropriate and accepted methods of the conservation modern 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 modern materials; to develop a broad understanding of good and bad practice in the conservation of modern materials. Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to research and prepare academic paper related to the domain.
Class preparation: 1hour /week, assessment preparation: 15-20 hours/semesterThis unit of study is offered in odd numbered years only.
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