Applied Conservation and Restoration

Mestrado em Conservação e Restauro
15 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 195,0 PL + 10,0 OT

- Fernando Manuel Conceição Costa
- Fernando dos Santos Antunes
- Carla Maria P. Calado Rodrigues do Rego
- Sílvia Oliveira Sequeira

Not applicable.

On completion of this unit students should have developed a good degree of autonomy in conservation and restoration and be able to diagnose, examine, identify and record movable and immovable assets. Make proposals for intervention and prepare conservation and restoration reports.

1. Speciality definition: Graphic Documents, Petrous Materials, Ceramic materials, Sculpture,Easel painting and Furniture.
2. Laboratory operation
3. Definition and development of a methodology for action
4. Conservation and restoration actions in movable and immovable cultural assets.
5. Preparation of a report.
6. Seminars on C & R and reflection work execution.

Evaluation Methodology
Theoretical-practical assessment includes a written assignment (20%).
Laboratory assessment includes class project work and final report (80%).
Minimum pass grade is 10/20 calculated as weighted average.

- AAVV, . (2001). As rochas dos monumentos portugueses. Tipologias e patologias. (Vol. 1/2). Lisboa: IPPAR
- UMNEY, N. e RIVERS, S. (2007). Conservation of Furniture. London: Routledge
- Rushfield, R. e Stoner, J. (2012). Conservation of Easel Paintings. London: Routledge
- Alexopoulou, I. e Zervos, S. e , . (2015). Paper conservation methods: a literature review.Cellulose, 22, pp. 2859-2897.

Method of interaction
Lectures and seminars with invited experts and field trips. Laboratory lessons focused on the development of conservation and restoration projects.

Software used in class