The aim of the Investigating Historical Landscapes and Architectures - Methods and Tools at University of Pisa is to develop the awareness of the importance and of the complexity of the historical landscapes and past architectures in order to promote cultural projects that could reach architects urban planner as well as public administrators, and help them in an actual promotion of Cultural Heritage and a better land-planning.
Teach the use of new tools to investigate and to represent historical landscape in situations of difficult visibility and complex research field, like mountainous areas, to graduate and PhD students, and professionals.
This summer school is a good opportunity for graduate and PhD students and professionals to gain practical experience in surveying (geomorphological and landscape analysis of sites), studying archaeology of architecture, but also learning new tools for the digital processing of the data and for measuring buildings and drawing up the plans and elevations, by learning and working side-by-side with leading researchers in the field.
Lectures in the morning by the directors and instructors on their research will provide students with insights in the theory and practice on the chosen subjects. Practical, hands-on experience in the field will be complemented by activity on computer using new software and/or new digital tools in the afternoon.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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