Semester: 1 / Winter
Lectures/Classes: 0 / 0 hours
Field of study: Landscape Architecture
Study cycle: 2nd cycle
Type of course: optional
Prerequisites: Principles of landscape design, Objects design of the landscape architecture, Engineering graphics
Contact person: dr Łukasz Pardela
Short description: Student after completion of the course has basic knowledge about the heritage protection and detailed knowledge about post-military heritage architecture, understands the contemporary trends in the sustainable management of these facilities for tourist education purposes including microclimate and environmental protection actions. Student knows also how to distinguish the unique features of historical fortifications ("an old" versus "a new") by creating an adequate landscape narration based on historical components; greenery, water, existing and non-existing structures, light, sound, and earthworks configuration, etc. to present the genius loci.
Full description: Protection of military architecture in both, macro and micro-scale, in different places and styles. The sequence of historical research - design works in the architectural activities related to regeneration and revitalization of the historical fortifications. Historical components of the defense systems – types of works of the fortress architecture. The terms of conservation and restoration of monuments including major principles of international policy. Outline of the development of European fortifications from the eighteenth century to the time of the Second World War. Fortress greenery - historical features and contemporary issues concerning the greenery (vegetation) in the post-military areas. Camouflage in the animal world - rules and practical application in landscape design. Examples of modern development on the post-military heritage on the examples of European fortifications. The Heritage Development Model and its u in development of the post-military landscapes. Furnishing and types of structures according to the cultural tourism in protection and sharing of a fortified landscape. The environmental issues in relation to historic heritage.
Bibliography: Compulsory: 1. PKN ICOMOS Conservation Officer's Handbook: International Standards in Cultural Heritage Protection: 2015 Ed. 2. Rolf, R. A Dictionary on Modern Fortification. An Illustrated Lexicon on European Fortification in the Period 1800-1945, PARK Publishing, Middelburg, 2004 3. Heritage Protection Guide. Historic England (on-line), 2016. 4. Hogg, I.V., The History of Fortification, St. Martin's Press, 1981. Complementary: 1. Potteigner, M., Purinton J. Landscape Narratives: Design Practices for Telling Stories, Wiley Publishing, 1998. 2. Tump, J.D., 2014. On Designing Experienceable Stories in the Unknown Landscapes of the First World War; Western Front, 2014-2018, MSc thesis Landscape Architecture, Wageningen University. 3. Thayer, A.H., 1918. Camouflage, The Scientific Monthly. VII, p. 481– 494. Thayer, Gerald H. Concealing Coloration in the Animal Kingdom: An Exposition of the Laws of Disguise Through Color and Pattern; Being a Summary of Abbott H. Thayer’s Disclosures (New York, 1909), 151.
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: W1 - has knowledge of historical and cultural activities of in the field of landscape architecture and knows how to creatively develop it for future users [AK_2A_W07]. Skills: S1 - is capable to integrate knowledge, apply a system approach, evaluate the suitability and the possibility of using contemporary solutions in the fields related to the landscape architecture in the field of heritage development [AK_2A_U01]. S2 - is able to use the foreign language the B+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and to a greater extent in the field of specialist terminology in heritage conservation [AK_2A_U08].
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: grade obtained at classes – 50% (1/2 of a group design grade + 1/2 of individual design) + 50% –oral examination/open test. One obligatory site visit

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