Principles of Historic Conservation
Students learn principles and theories related to heritage conservation of historic places. They explore the definition of significance and integrity in buildings and districts and strategies to interpret and preserve cultural landscapes.
Sustainability and Historic Preservation
Students explore the role of historic preservation in the context of pragmatic, social, economic and environmental imperatives of sustainable community development. Topics include sustainable cultural practices, building envelope assessment, pathology and retrofit of heritage buildings, adaptive reuse of historic sites and more.