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Sustainable Repair and Restoration (9479.3)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications

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    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176311) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165250) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154259) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145460) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit is an introduction to the concepts and skills necessary for reintegrating heritage items. It explores the visual, structural, functional and cultural reasons for joining components and exposes students to a range of joining techniques. Students completing this unit will be able to design and apply a reintegration solution for a damaged historic object.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the ability to carry out a range of observations and techniques, and the use of a variety of laboratory equipment;

    2. Assess, predict and record additions, repairs and restorations involved in the sustainable conservation of heritage materials, artefacts and structures; and

    3. Demonstrate through practical exercises on cultural heritage materials an understanding of the techniques involved in the conservation repair and restoration of cultural heritage materials.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

    None

    Assumed Knowledge

    None

    Incompatible Units

    8951 Sustainable Repair and Restoration;
    8494 Practicum 2: Conservation Practical;
    8493 Practicum 3: Conservation Practical.

    Equivalent Units

    8951 Sustainable Repair and Restoration; 8494 Practicum 2: Conservation Practical; 8493 Practicum 3: Conservation Practical.



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