79661 - Evolution of the Art and Science of Building

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  • Teacher Sandro Pittini

  • Credits 2

  • SSD ICAR/14

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Cesena

  • Degree Programme Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Architecture (cod. 0881)

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module, the student knows the art of building in its historical development, an indispensable premise for the design of large protective structures of the existing archaeological heritage.

Course contents

- The most basic rudimentary structures.
- The construction of Greek Architecture.
- The construction of Roman architecture.


E. Benvenuto, La Scienza delle Costruzioni e il suo sviluppo storico, Sansoni, Firenze.

Teaching methods

The course is divided into lectures and guided activities on the design of large protective structures in the archaeological field.

Assessment methods

The laboratory activities include a series of ongoing reviews and an oral exam on topics related to the main objectives of the course. The laboratory form provides for eligibility.
To obtain eligibility, it will be necessary to produce a research on the topic of coverings in the archaeological field accompanied by a written text of 20,000 characters accompanied by explanatory images of the chosen case study.

Teaching tools

Lecture notes in digital format will be made available to students via a digital platform available to enrolled students.

Office hours

See the website of Sandro Pittini