Sustainable Repair and Restoration (8951.2)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Humanities|
This unit is an introduction to the concepts and skills necessary for reintegrating historic 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.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. assess, predict and record additions, repairs and restorations involved in the conservation of historic materials artifacts and structures;
2. demonstrate an understanding of materials and techniques used in the conservation of heritage artifacts and structures;
3. demonstrate through practical exercises and work on cultural heritage materials an understanding of the techniques involved in the conservation repair and restorations of cultural heritage materials.
3 hours per week
8494 Practicum 2: Conservation Practical 8493 Practicum 3: Conservation Practical