Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: Seminars and field work equivalent to 2 hours of lecture and 1 hour of tutorial per week (total 48 hours).
Total Time Commitment:
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Kate Darian-Smith
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
This subject will give students an overview of issues, ideas and practices that characterise the heritage and conservation field, especially as they pertain to the conservation of buildings and landscapes. Students will explore the differences between conservation, restoration and reconstruction; the function of conservation protocols such as The Venice Charter, Burra Charter and Hoi Ann Protocols; the role of heritage studies, statements of significance and statutory lists; the importance of advocacy and activism; the employment conservation management plans; and the growth of world heritage as an idea. The subject will also highlight areas of practice that challenge traditional approaches and knowledge such as Aboriginal heritage and the conservation of modernism.
On completion of the subject students should be able to:
Readings to be posted to the LMS.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
The analysis of cultural significance.
Graduate Certificate in Urban and Cultural Heritage
Master of Architecture
Master of Architecture
Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage
200 point Master of Architecture
300 point Master of Architecture
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects
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