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Professor
CATERINA GIANNATTASIO (Tit.)
Period
First Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
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Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[80/71]  ARCHITECTURAL SCIENCE [71/00 - Ord. 2013]  PERCORSO COMUNE 5 62.5

Objectives

1. Lead to the acquirement of a punctual knowledge of history and restoration theories, diffused at both national and international levels from ancient times to present;
2. Outline the modern criteria and methods for the definition of the conservation project.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of History of Architecture.

Contents

0.1 Actual practises
0.2 Modern restoration principles
0.3 The application of the modern restoration principles: the case of the Temple-Cathedral of Pozzuoli

1. OUTLINE ON THE ATTITUDE TOWARDS THE ANTIC FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE XVIII CENTURY
1.1 The continuity between past and present and the operations on the pre-existence
1.2 Examples of recoveries and conservations in the antique world, in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance and baroc culture
1.3 The XVIII century and the new conception of art and history
The first years of the XIX century: France, England, Italy

2. THE RESTORATION OF THE XIX CENTURY
2.1 Interventions on Colosseum and the Arch of Titus
2.2 The Historical Dictionary of Architecture of Quatremère de Quincy
2.3 The preservation of the architectural heritage in France by L. Vitet e P. Mérimée
2.4 The theory and praxis of the stylistic restoration in France and the works of E.E. Viollet-le-Duc
2.5 Interventions by E.E. Viollet-le-Duc
2.6 Demands for conservation in the Anglo-Saxon world: J. Ruskin, W. Morris, the S.P.A.B.
2.7 The stylistic restoration in Italy
2.8 C. Boito and the codification of the philologic restoration
2.9 The historic restoration: L. Beltrami and G. Moretti
2.10 Interventions by C. Boito, L. Beltrami and G. Moretti
2.11 A. Riegl and M. Dvorák: monument values

3. THE RESTORATION OF THE XX CENTURY
3.1 G. Giovannoni and the birth of the scientific restoration
3.2 Interventions by G. Giovannoni
3.3 Athens Charter from 1931, Italian Charter in 1932 and the Instructions from 1938
3.4 The restorations between the two war
3.5 The critical restoration
3.6 The main exponents of critical restoration: R. Bonelli, R. Pane, C. Brandi
3.7 The years after the Second World War ('50-'60-'70-'80 years)

4. THE RESTORATION CHARTERS AND THE LAW FOR THE PRESERVATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE AND HISTORIC TOWNS
4.1 The Venice Charter (1964)
4.2 European Charter of the Architectural Heritage and The Amsterdam Declaration (1975)
4.3 The Washington Charter for the preservation of historic cities (1987)
4.4 The Nara Charter (1994) and the Charter of Victoria Falls - Zimbawe (2003)
4.5 The actual law

5. THE ACTUAL RESTORATION
5.1 The restoration as the praise of beauty
5.2 The pure conservation
5.3 The critical conservative restoration

Teaching Methods

Lectures with exercises in lecture hall.

Verification of learning

The verification is performed through an oral examination on the theoretical subjects analysed during the course and through the illustration of the exercise. The student will have to prove having acquired the knowledge of the theory and history of restoration.

Texts

M.P. SETTE, Profilo storico, in Trattato di restauro architettonico, diretto da G. Carbonara, Torino 1996, v. I, pp. 109-299.

G. CARBONARA, Avvicinamento al restauro. Teoria, storia, monumenti, Napoli 1997.

G. CARBONARA, Architettura d'oggi e restauro. Un confronto antico-nuovo, Torino 2011.

C. BRANDI, Teoria del restauro, Torino 1977, pp. 1-47.

P. MARCONI, Arte e cultura della manutenzione dei monumenti, Roma 1984.

M. DEZZI BARDESCHI, Restauro: due punti e da capo, Milano 1991.

G.B. COCCO, C. GIANNATTASIO, Misurare Innestare Comporre. Architetture storiche e progetto / Measure Graft Compose. Historical architectures and design, Pisa 2017.

M. BALZANI (a cura di), Restauro, Recupero, Riqualificazione. Il progetto contemporaneo nel contesto storico, Milano 2011.

M. BALZANI, R. DALLA NEGRA, Architettura e preesistenze. Premio Internazionale Domus Restauro e Conservazione Fassa Bortolo, Milano 2017.

D. FIORANI, L. KEALY, S.F. MUSSO, Conservation adaptation. Keeping alive the spirit of the place adaptive reuse of heritage with symbolic value, Hasselt, Belgium 2017.

R. CRISAN, D. FIORANI, L. KEALY, S.F. MUSSO, Conservation / Reconstruction. Small Historic Centres Conservation In The Midst Of Change, Hasselt, Belgium 2015.

L. KEALY, S.F. MUSSO, Conservation / Transformation, Leuven, Belgium 2011.

C. BARTOLOZZI (a cura di), Patrimonio architettonico religioso.Nuove funzioni e processi di trasformazione, Gangemi Editore, 2017.

More Information

During the course the teacher will provide the slides of the lectures and reference material on the exercise.

Questionnaire and social

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