Theory, History and Deontology of Restoration

2 ECTS / Semestral / English, Portuguese

​- Know the historical evolution of conservation-restauration activity;

- Deepen knowledge about the formulation of the profession and activity in national and international context;

- Know the fundamental criteria and principles of conservation-restoration;

- Strengthen and develop critical thinking and technical skills argumentation and theoretical foundation;

- Develop autonomy in decision making. At the end of the course, students who complete it will be able to:

  • Distinguish the different contexts which determine a decision: historical, aesthetic and cultural context;
  •  Demonstrate the importance and weight of the intention before the function and/or artisticity;
  •  Mastering the theoretical principles of the activity;
  •  Reflect critically and argumentatively on decision-making and conservation-restoration interventions, establishing a bridge between theory and practice;
  •  Apply theoretical concepts in practical cases and intervention proposals.