This course focuses on the characterization of historical materials, which is one of the main disciplines for conservation and restoration of built heritage. This knowledge is key to architects, restorers and archaeologists worldwide. This course centres primarily on the practical application of theoretical knowledge.
This MOOC has been elaborated with the collaboration of the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
|Module 0. Overview of the analytical techniques|
|Module 1. Natural stone. Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca|
|Module 2. Historic mortars. San Pedro Apostol de Polvoranca|
|Module 3. Concrete. Prefabricated panels by Fisac architect|
|Module 4. Steel and marble. Garden temple of the Cerralbo Museum|
|Module 5. Masonry works. Casa de los Aragoneses|