Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
PhD Architecture

Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 627 Methodology of conducting conservation and restoration projects Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 7.5 3 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nermina Mujezinović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nermina Mujezinović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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Adopt the essential principles of the methodology of conducting conservation - restoration projects........
Introduce scientific instruments, methods and tools used in conservation research, investigation and design......Introduce scope and instruments of conservation science

  1. Introduction ( Syllabus review; course scope and content, requirements, policies; teaching methods)
  2. Preservation of tangible heritage: -principles, essential ideas, philosophies -issues and the scope
  3. Engineering and architectural projects......Conservation projects
  4. Recording, documentation and information management
  5. Identifying and defining conservation problem
  6. Research
  7. Survey: methods and techniques
  8. Survey: methods and techniques
  9. MIDTERM: Research project, Midterm Presentation
  10. Investigation in situ
  11. Laboratory
  12. Diagnostic......Synthesis and an interpretation
  13. Decision - making
  14. Science and execution of conservation projects


    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Project
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    +Discussion problems 10
    \' Research project: Midterm Presentation 30
    \' Research project: Paper, Final Presentation, Defense 60
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Ability of recognizing, determining and scientific analysis of conservation problem
    • Ability of relevant using of research results and scientific base in decision - making process
    • Adopted principles and acquired knowledge needed for the development of research in the field of conservation
    • 1. Bernard M. Feilden, Conservation of Historic Buildings, Architectural Press /An imprint of Elsevier , Third edition, 2003.
    • 2. Nermina Mujezinović, Kamen – materijal kontinuiteta i izražajnih mogućnosti, Federalno ministarstvo obrazovanja i nauke, Sarajevo, 2009.
    • 3. Barbara Appelbaum, Conservation Treatment Methodology, Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier, 2007.
    • 4. Cultural Heritage in Postwar Recovery, ICCROM, 2007.
    • 5. David Andrews, Jon Bedford, Bill Blake, Paul Bryan, Tom Cromwell, Richard Lea, Measured and Drawn, Techniques and practice for the metric survey of historic buildings, second edition, English Heritage, 2009.
    • 6. International Principles of Preservation, Michael Petzet, ICOMOS hendrik Bäßler verlag, berlin, 2009.
    • 7. Time Honored: A Global View of Architectural Conservation John H. Stubbs, Wiley; 1st edition, 2009.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination7,50
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0