Postgraduate Course: Building Analysis (ARCH11194)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
Building analysis; documentary sources; principles and techniques of building recording
Aims of course
1 To introduce students to the techniques of recording, analysis, and supporting research.
2 To create an awareness of appropriate standards in recording and analysis
Mode of delivery
This module combines considerable on-site instruction with supporting lectures and seminars.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 8,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Fieldwork Hours 10,
External Visit Hours 8,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 9,
Formative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Display ability in relevant historical research.
- Demonstrate awareness of the variety of recording methods, and competence in applying them to survey and analysis of historic buildings.
- Display organisational, verbal and presentational skills specific to Building Analysis.
R.K.Morriss, The archaeology of buildings (Stroud, 2000) R Dallas (ed), Measured Survey and Building Recording (Edinburgh, 2003: Historic Scotland TCRE Guide for Practitioners 4) ICOMOS, Guide to Recording Historic Buildings (London, 1990) Graham Douglas and Ian Gray, 'Notes on surveying techniques', in Anne Riches and Geoffrey Stell (eds.) Materials and traditions in Scottish building; essays in memory of Sonia Hackett (Edinburgh, 1992). Hazel Conway and Rowan Roenisch, Understanding architecture (London, 1994).
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||ANALYSIS, RECORDING, SOURCES
|Course organiser||Mrs Ruxandra-Iulia Stoica
Tel: (0131 6)51 5746
|Course secretary||Miss Jennifer Watson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735
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