Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 18. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Architecture. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. ABVF01 overlaps following cours/es: ABV081. Alternative for: A3. Course coordinator: Professor Mats Edström, Architecture and Restoration. Prerequisites: All courses in the architecture programme at LTH in 1:st and 2:nd year with except for courses AAHA15 and AAHF05. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 10. Assessment: During the course, constant reference is made to individuals’ levels of knowledge: each gives a preliminary account of his or her work-in-process on a project and it is assessed. At the end of the course, each gives in words, drawings and images a final account of this project that the other students assess critically. Successfully to complete the course, a student must have a minimum of eighty per cent attendance at lectures and study visits and participate actively in preliminary and final assessments. Home page:

The aim of the course is to ensure that each student becomes competent to re-build and/or add to existing buildings among those that already exist and are sensitive. He or she shall also be able to discuss and analyze qualities in giving a form to renewal, and to become competent to preserve and renew culture-historical built-up areas and acquire a good ability to plan.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Architectural restoration work requires careful preliminary studies and great detail in planning. Central to it are enduring material elements that can, however, be renewed; it must also avoid superficial trends and tendencies

Main contents of this course are :

The course contains following modules:

van Andel, J. & Aronson, J: Restoration ecology - the new frontier. Blackwell 2006. ISBN: 063205834X
Bedoire, F: Restaurering under hundra år, ur Kulturvärden 2005:2, Tema Restaurering under hundra år. Statens fastighetsverk 2005. ISSN: 1104-845X
Boverket BBR BFS 1993:5 med ändringar (2006-09-13)
ICOMOS, Charters, (2006-09-13)
Edman, V. En svensk restureringstradition - tre arkitekter gestaltar 1900-talets historiesyn, Byggförlaget 1999.
Lindbom, R. Wenander V., & Frågor och svar om byggnadsvård, Byggförlaget 2001
Reservdelar till gamla hus. Katalog. Gysinge Centrum för byggnadsvård, 1992.
Caldenby C (red) Arkitektur i förändring. Stockholm Svensk byggtjänst 2000