Building Conservation (ARCH8629)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To develop a critical understanding of the history, theory and practice of building conservation in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Master of Architecture (Professional) programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

Conservation History and Theory
a `pre-history of practice (incl. Ruskin and Viollet-le-Duc, Morris and the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Buildings, the C19 German theorists);
heritage charters,
a bi-cultural Aotearoa NZ history and theory of conservation,
giving effect to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi,
the Tapuwae vision document,
wahi tapu,
cultural sites, landscapes and buildings,
heritage as memory and cultural identity,
conservation and adaptive reuse as sustainable practice
Conservation Law & Practice
regulatory frameworks,
building condition, value and risk assessments,
processes (research methodology, recording, measurement, documentation and interpretation),
the conservation plan; conservation management and maintenance strategies.
Structure, Fabric and Materials
traditions of construction practice in Aotearoa New Zealand,
material performance characteristics and pathologies,
interventions, remediations and adaptations (incl. earthquake strengthening, services retrofit and environmental controls, fire safety, making heritage buildings accessible).
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1010

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 18 - 29 Aug 18 LectureWednesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-1009)
19 Sep 18 - 24 Oct 18 LectureWednesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-1009)
Note: This course is offered as part of Master of Architecture (Professional).

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