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Students can get a jumpstart with Summer 2020 Courses. Offerings include design, architecture, photography, drawing, making, design thinking, historic preservation, real estate, and social innovation and social entrepreneurship. View the Tulane School of Architecture Summer 2020 Course Offerings.

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Studio II: Urban Conservation
Instructors: 
Credits: 
6
Semesters Offered: 
Spring
4-Letter Course Group: 
PRST
Course Number: 
6520

PRST 6521 Urban Conservation is a six-credit hour course that concentrates on documenting, analyzing and planning for the preservation of groups of buildings and their settings as a basis for understanding the technical, theoretical and procedural aspects of urban conservation. The course includes intensive study of representative historic residential and commercial districts including streetscapes in the New Orleans region where students work both as independent researchers and in teams to learn professional preservation planning concepts and methods. This studio examines sites comprising historic buildings representing different styles and periods in various conditions where choices in restoration versus rehabilitation versus new work must be considered.  Solutions for such situations will be explored with respect to current architectural preservation planning principles and procedures. 

PRST 6521 Course Information

Old Course Number: PRST 6521

Course is Active: 
yes
Course Materials: 
Course Topic: 
Preservation Studies