- Fall 2012 Class: Principles of Historic Preservation
Fall 2012 Class: Principles of Historic Preservation
May 15, 2012
Interested in saving beautiful old buildings? Learn the basics this fall semester and sign up for Principles of Historic Preservation (01H:177 [ARTH:3085]). The class will be 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in 112 Art Building West, and is taught by Professor Barbara Burlison Mooney.
This course provides students with an overview of the practical and theoretical principles of historic preservation of the built environment. Students engage in hands-on fieldwork, archival research, and National Register Nomination Form preparation. Learn how to document buildings, how to research their histories, and the best practices for preserving and restoring them. Students also examine the evolution of the historical preservation movement in America and the controversies that have surrounded it. No prerequisites and no term paper.
Preserving an existing building is on the of the most sustainable things you can do.
For more information download the class poster (PDF).