251.712 monument preservation and industrial civilisation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 1.0h, 1.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to impart basic knowledge in the fields of industrial monument preservation and of research on industrial culture structures, in particular about history and scientific research methods on industrial archaeology as well as about strategies by dealing with the care for our industrial heritage.

Subject of course

The history of industrial revolution, the history of industrial monument preservation in Austria and in several European countries, the development of industrial archaeology to be established as a scientific field; definition of terms like 'technical monument' or 'industrial heritage' as well as 'industrial landscape'.

Teaching methods

Lectures and reference to specific scientific literature. Should the occasion arise more detailed processing and discussion.

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Core subject in the Module "Monument Preservation"

Introductional lecture (for previously registered students only!) on 02.03.2020, 5:00 p.m. at the Auditorium 17.

Meetings every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.

Start: 11.03.2020 (SEM 257, Main Building, Stairs 3, 2. floor)



Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist Teil von [SIQ!] Bauforschung.Denkmalpflege




Examination modalities

Finishing a report which will be presented orally.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
24.02.2020 09:00 02.03.2020 23:59 02.03.2020 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture


William Jones: Dictionary of Industrial Archaeology, Sparkford (2nd ed.) 2006

Detlef Hopp (Hg.): Industrie. Archäologie. Essen. Industriearchäologie in Essen, Essen 2011

Hans-Peter Bärtschi: Industriekultur im Kanton Zürich. Vom Mittelalter bis heute, Zürich 1994