Bachelor’s degree obtained.
This practical college is meant to get started with the basics of Construction History, ‘Standing up Archaeology’. There will be 4 tutorials about:
- Stone and brick (types, bonds, ages, finishing);
- Timber (types, marks, walls, floors, ceilings and roofs);
- Foundation and windows;
- Heritage and restoration.
Next, there will be two practical exercises, to start with an explanation about how to make a documentation and description by yourself, choosing one element of an existing building.
Using the element mentioned before and placing it in a functional and historical context will result in a final paper to be delivered in January.
The course load will be distributed as follows:
- 14 hours of lecture;
- Related literature;
- Presentation and paper.
Course schedule details can be found in the Master time schedule.
Mode of instruction
Lecture and tutorial.
Presentation and paper
Exam dates and assessment deadlines can be found in the examination schedule
- For dutch students: R. Stenvert en G. van Tussenbroek, Inleiding in de bouwhistorie, Matrijs Utrecht 2012
Register for this course via uSis
Exchange and Study Abroad students: please see the Prospective Students website for information on how to apply.
All information (costs, registration, entry requirements etc.) for those who are interested in taking this course as a Contractstudent you will find on the Contractonderwijs Archeologie webpage (in Dutch).
For more information about this course, please contact prof. dr. D.J. de Vries.