Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

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Type

Course

Institution

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur

Platform

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

Cost

Free (registration required)

Available in

English

Description*

This course is designed to address historic preservation and conservation as an approach that establishes a link between past, present and future. It is offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur through National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), an online education platform.

This course aims to familiarize participants with the status of conservation movement globally. It elaborates on the guidelines for preservation, rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of historic structures. It employs case studies to discuss historic sites such as Hampi, Golconda and Mahabalipuram.

Some of the course contents are:

  • Definitions and concepts of the International framework of conservation
  • Various guidelines for the preservation, conservation and restoration of building
  • Overview of current status of conservation and preservation
  • Heritage Impact Assessment in historic settings
  • Legislative and organizational policies for India