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AR50226: Case studies II

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 3
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Case Studies II Materials Construction and Skills (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To provide an opportunity for students to see examples of conservation practice.

Learning Outcomes:
To provide a body of experience which will enable students to make decisions about which of the methods taught in the other units to apply in particular situations.

To analyse, inspect, describe and make reports that are intelligible to specialist and non-specialist readers, on sites, historic building fabric and artefacts, illustrated by graphics such as sketches and photographs.

Each case study will comprise lectures, seminars and / or a visit, and will cover the philosophy upon which the conservation work is based, the architectural principles involved and a study of the techniques and technologies employed. The case studies will constantly change depending on current projects, but might include buildings such as: Tynesfield, Bristol, Buckingham Palace, Countess of Huntingdon Chapel, Bath Prior Park, Bath, Spencer House, London, Windsor Castle, Sir John Soane's Museum, Wells Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral and Woodchester Mansion.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

AR50226 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.