2010 San Gemini Preservation Studies Program-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, March 19, 2010

2010 San Gemini Preservation Studies Program

Application Deadline Extended to 01 April

2010 Field School in Italy, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage.
This year the program focuses on the study of architectural survey and restoration, elements of art restoration and conservation of archaeological ceramics. The field projects involve the survey and restoration of medieval churches, archeological excavation in the ancient Roman city of Carsulae, and work on local archival material.
The program is a collaboration between scholars from various universities and local preservation groups, fostering a multidisciplinary approach to historic preservation. It is now a part of the International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies. All academic activities are held in English.
Application deadline is March 15th.
Courses offered:
Introduction to Art and Architectural Restoration in Italy
Surveying and Analyzing Historic Buildings
NEW - Introduction to Conservation of Archaeological Ceramics
NEW - Workshop on Ceramics and Ceramics Conservation
Fieldtrip to Sienna, Florence and Rome
Field Projects:
Survey and Restoration of the 12th Century San Giovanni Battista Church complex
Survey and Restoration of the Church of Santo Gemine
Archaeological survey and excavation of the public baths in Carsulae

To find out more about our program please visit our website [Link]
Max Cardillo
San Gemini Preservation Studies
US Tel: (718) 768-3508

By: Max Cardillo, Director, San Gemini Preservation Studies