COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Urban Conservation Policies
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 460
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
-
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To evaluate contemporary policies and practices of the concept of urban conservation and conditions for coexistence of old and new urban patterns.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Identify and define the broad themes affecting conservation practice today
  • Discuss and explain the historical origins of conservation practice and its application to objects, architecture, landscapes and cities
  • Identify and critique the major policies and institutions shaping conservation practice in Turkey and globally.
  • Apply urban conservation policies to specific projects and sites.
  • Apply the computational tools at various scales
Course Description The concept of conservation and the preservation of the urban environment without losing its properties.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to the Course
2 What is urban conservation Assignment 1
3 Preservation of cultural heritage Review of Assignment 1
4 Urban texture Submission of Assignment 1
5 Renovation of buildings Assignment 2
6 Assigning new functions to historical buildings Submission of Assignment 2
7 Gentrification Project Submission 1
8 Mid-Term Exam 1 Assignment 3
9 Economic value of conservation Submission of Assignment 3
10 Social value of conservation Assignment 4
11 Protection in assoviation with cultural values Submission of Assignment 4
12 Principles of conservation planning Assignment 5
13 Conservation planning criteria Submission of Assignment 5
14 Student Presentations Project Submission 2
15 Student Presentations
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks Lecture notes by the instructor.
Suggested Readings/Materials Stipe, Robert E. 2003. A Richer Heritage. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Blake, J. 2008. On Defining the Cultural Heritage. International and Comparative Law Quarterly. Cambridge University Press. Koolhaas, R. Preservation is Overtaking Us. Future Anterior. Volume 1, Number 2, Fall 2004. Tankut, G. 2003. Dogal ve Tarihi Çevrenin Korunması: Sorunlar ve Olası Çözümler. Bilim ve Ütopya. The Venice Charter: International Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites 1964 Kültür ve Tabiat Varlıklarını Koruma Kanunu, 1983

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
15
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
5
20
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
23
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
10
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
5
5
Presentation / Jury
1
4
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
3
Final Exams
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

Ability to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in architecture.

X
2

Ability to understand, interpret and evaluate architectural concepts and theories.

X
3

Ability to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of architecture.

 

X
4

Critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and to direct self-education.

X
5

Ability to communicate architectural ideas and proposals for solutions to architectural problems in visual, written and oral form.

X
6

Ability to support architectural thoughts and proposals for solutions to architectural problems with qualitative and quantitative data and to communicate these with specialists and non-specialists.

X
7

Ability to use a foreign language to follow developments in architecture and to communicate with colleagues.

X
8

Ability to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of architecture.

X
9

Being equipped with social, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of architectural data.

X
10

Ability to collaborate with other disciplines that are directly or indirectly related to architecture with basic knowledge in these disciplines.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 

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