TBBY3002 - Conservation Theories 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 2 weeks A

Course content

Academic content
Ethical issues and conservation theory are central to ensuring that historic buildings and environments can be maintained and preserved on their own terms as documentation for the future. We will establish a foundation for quality considerations and value analysis of historic buildings, which can contribute to sustainable development in the construction industry. Central to the cultural heritage protection is the protection of older buildings. Conflicts are often triggered around protection or not protection. The best possible knowledge of the building from a cultural value perspective will be important when deciding on protection, renovation and function.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate has basic knowledge of the criteria and principles of building conservation and restoration. The candidate has a clear knowledge of the history of conservation theory. Skills: The candidate can make a cultural-historical assessment of the development. General competence: The candidate can make an assessment as well as convey the inherent value of a building.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises

Compulsory assignments

  • exercise 1
  • exercise 2

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Traditional Building Craft (FTTRADBYGG)

Course materials

Anbefalt litteratur: Gamle trehus, Universitetsforlaget 2011, Forfatter: Tore Drange/Hans Olav Aanensen/Jon Brænne, ISBN/EAN: 9788205401433. Cornell Elias, Byggnadstekniken, Stockholm 1997, ISBN 91-85194-13-1 Kulturhistorisk värdering av bebyggelse. Riksantikvarieämbetet, forfatter: Axel Unnerbäck ISBN: 9789172092518 Christensen, Arne Lie: Kunsten å bevare. Om kulturminnevern og fortidsinteresse i Norge. Oslo Pax, 2011. ISBN 978-82-530-3320-4 Vad berättar en by? Riksantikvarieämbetet, Blomkvist, Nils, Strömberg Lars G., Berg Kristian, Bergström Carin, ISBN 91-7192-908-8 Contemporary Theory of Conservation. Elsevier,USA. Forfatter: MUNOS-VINAS, SALVADOR (2005) ISBN: 9780750662246 Fem pelare – en vägledning för god byggnadsvård. Riksantikvarieämbetet, forfatter: Stig Robertson ISBN: 91-7029-246-7 Det tas forbehold om enkelte justeringer i litteratur. Eventuelle justeringer publiseres på it ́s learning innen semesterstart.

More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Technology


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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