MSc in Conservation and Restoration of Historical Structures and Monuments

Course Information Package

Course Unit TitlePROTECTION AND REUSE OF INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE BUILDINGS
Course Unit CodeMACOM09
Course Unit DetailsMSc Conservation and Restoration of Historical Structures (Electives Courses) -
Number of ECTS credits allocated5
Learning Outcomes of the course unitBy the end of the course, the students should be able to:
  1. Identify the laws that govern an industrial heritage shell
  2. Recognize the necessity to protect and manage and display industrial heritage sites to the public
  3. Develop the ability to discuss philosophical ideas on conservation of industrial heritage sites
  4. Develop critical thinking
  5. Construct personal viewpoints and ideology regarding new problems that arise in conservation of industrial heritage sites
  6. Express a personal ideology and standpoint in regards to conservation of industrial heritage sites
  7. Show argumentative skills in speaking and writing
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
PrerequisitesNONECo-requisitesNONE
Recommended optional program componentsNONE
Course Contents

- The introduction to industrial and building shells pre-industrial heritage in Cyprus, Greece and parts of the eastern Mediterranean Basin. Influences from Central and Western Europe.
- Rehabilitation, recovery and reuse of industrial facilities eggshell characteristics and historical equipment.
- Examples of applications

Recommended and/or required reading:
Textbooks
  • Will be recommended by the professor
References
    Planned learning activities and teaching methods

    The taught part of the course is delivered to students by means of 13 lectures, conducted by electronic presentations. Lecture notes and pictures are given to students in electronic form.

    Lectures are supplemented by visits to archaeological or historic sites analysis are part of the course requirements.

    Assessment methods and criteria
    Midterm assignment 50%
    Final assignment 50%
    Language of instructionGreek
    Work placement(s)NO