Reconstruction and Renovation of Historical Buildings
FAST-CH055Acad. year: 2017/2018
Cultural monuments and all the older buildings need to be renovated in a specific way. It is necessary to acquaint with historical building technology and used means creating their construction, architecture and embellishment. The course content is aimed right at this so that students can familiarize with traditional technologies, construction and craft industry. Last but not least they also learn how to deal with employees of conservation institutes.
Institute of Building Structures (PST)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Fundamental knowledge about the construction and project design process of building rehabilitation and reconstruction of historical buildings.
Constructions of vertical and horizontal building parts. Constructions of roofs and roof trusses. Interior finishing works. History of architecture. Constructional and historical investigation.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1. Gypsum plasters and false vaults
2. Fresco paintings
4. Painting technologies in historical eras
5. Gilding, patina coating, polychrome
6. Embellishment of building facades, symbols, coats of arms
7. Tower constructions
8. Plasters of historic buildings
9. Historical evolution of castles in this country
10. Torsional architecture protection
Construction and technology of exterior and interior embellishment, wall surface finishings, decorative elements, development of fortification buildings, preservation of ruins, painting methods.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.
Classification of course in study plans