GSD Course Bulletin - Spring 2012

04475: Case Studies in Critical Conservation: Architecture and Urban Design (HIS 0447500)

Architecture, Urban Planning and Design
Lecture - 4 credits
Wednesday 2:00 - 5:00   Gund 124

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K. Michael Hays, Rahul Mehrotra

Course Description

Case studies in the conservation of selected buildings and city fabrics presented by experts in the field provide the focus for discussions of contemporary conservation strategies and techniques, as well as of theoretical texts on postcolonialism, conflict space and counter-heritage, tourism, and the social imaginary. Participants in this seminar will research and analyze additional cases to present to the class.