INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Architecture Master With Thesis
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 519 Preservation Studio 1 Designing in Historical Context Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
6 148

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nermina Mujezinović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nermina Mujezinović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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COURSE OBJECTIVE
Encourage creative thinking, exploring design solutions and research that will contribute to achieving a new architectural quality, new aesthetic value and new harmony in the historic environment

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction ( Syllabus review; course content, requirements, policies; teaching methods)
  2. Historical buildings, historic centers and archaeological sites Degree of Intervention: Interventions on authentic fabric: conservation and restoration; Additions to historic fabric - a general overview
  3. Historic context: research, survey and analyses Site / historic area selection; choice of type of design task
  4. Historic context: valorization, design guidelines / design criteria Development of analyses: individual projects
  5. Research, survey and analyses; guidelines: Individual projects, 1st presentation
  6. Individual projects: concept development
  7. MIDTERM
  8. Additions to historic settings / structures: old and new, design strategies Individual projects: development and discussion
  9. Additions to historic settings / structures: old and new, design strategies Individual projects: development and discussion
  10. Evaluation of interventions in historic environment, against the design criteria, Case studies Individual projects: development and discussion
  11. Additions to historic settings / structures: old and new, design strategies, Students presentations and discussion Individual projects: development and discussion
  12. Individual projects development and discussion
  13. Individual projects: development and discussion
  14. Individual projects: development and discussion

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Project
    • Case Studies
    • Demonstration
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project15
    Midterm Exam(s)25
    Presentation15
    Laboratory10
    Final Exam135
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Ability of relevant valorization of historical context and identification of its key – components
    • Ability of understanding, even principled formulating guidelines for intervention in the historic fabric
    • Approach to design in which constraints due to the value of historical context are understood as a creative challenge and source of inspiration
    • Knowledge of different strategies of designing in the historical context
    • Ability to conceive a proper design respond to particular historic environment
    TEXTBOOK(S)

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)16348
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)165.588
      Midterm Examination (1 week)122
      Final Examination(1 week)122
      Preparation for Midterm Examination428
      Preparation for Final Examination60
      Total Workload: 148
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 6