GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2011

03474 [M2]: Conservation Canons and Institutions (DES 0347400)

Architecture, Urban Planning and Design
Seminar - 2 credits - Limited enrollment
This course is a module. It lasts the second half of the semester only.
Thursday 3:00 - 6:00   Gund 124

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Rahul Mehrotra, K. Michael Hays

Course Description

This module will study and analyze the canons and institutions that have traditional guided the parameters of conservation and preservation practice. The seminar will critically examine institutions like the Getty and Docomomo, and documents like the UNESCO heritage charter. Classes will include presentations and discussions with experts from these institutions. Required for candidates in the Critical Conservation track of MDesS, it is open to students from all programs.