Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
MIM 436E Introduction to Conservation Science English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 4 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
This course provides an introduction to the concepts of conservation and restoration, restoration theories of 19th and 20th centuries, and the evolution of the conservation theory at the beginning of the 20th century. The course will focus on the use of traditional building materials in the historic buildings and their deterioration processes. Particular topics such as binders, mortars and plasters, repair mortar mixtures, methods of stone cleaning and consolidation methods and current application techniques will be examined in the context of the course.