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2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
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PRES 541 - Building and Site Documentation Research Methods


Cross-Listed with: PRES 341
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills requirement for Major: MS in Preservation Practices
Delivery: Lec/Lab
This course addresses established research methods for documenting existing conditions and the historical development of buildings and sites for design, planning, and preservation-related interventions. Topics include site-specific research related to the physical fabric and development of a building or site; architectural, engineering, or landscape design contexts; community development context, and or more generalized research on the sociocultural, political, and technological context of the property. This course employs the research methods and resources needed to complete a variety of due diligence and planning documents, including historic structure reports, historic designation or evaluation documentation, and existing conditions reports. Classroom discussions are combined with fieldwork and applied research using regional building information and archival repositories.   Minimum Passing Grade: B-

4 credits
Fall



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