ENG_Kymata - Summer School | 2015

Page 1

International Summer School

Kymata 2015

Enhancement of Ancient Architecture: from documentary research to archaeological project The Summer School (first edition) is an academic program offered by the postgraduate School in Architectural and Environmental Heritage of Polytechnic of Bari - DICAR Department, in collaboration with the University of Palermo and the Archaeological Park of “Valle dei Templi di Agrigento”. The organization is coordinated by the Cultural Association “Kymata”. Students will receive intensive (48 hours) cross-disciplinary training including: - lectures by professors of postgraduate School of Bari (Roberta Belli, Luigi Caliò, Monica Livadiotti, and its Director, prof. Giorgio Rocco), of University of Palermo (prof. Fabrizio Agnello) and by the Director of the Park of Agrigento (arch. Giuseppe Parello) and other Supervisors; - participation to field activities and workshop (coordinated by architects Antonello Fino, Fernando Giannella, Federica Gotta, Valentina Santoro). - site visits coordinated by the archaeological Supervisors of the Park. The programme will allow students to develop the framework of knowledge and skills for their future professional work in the field of Enhancement and Restoration of Ancient Architecture. The school program focuses on all the methodological steps of a project of anastilosis, using the traditional process (metric survey, database of archaeological structures and architectural fragments, TPS) with the support of the new technologies (laser Scanner, photogrammetry softwares, 3d cad/cam, CNC Robot Machines). Lectures and workshop activities will be led at the Archaeological Park of Valle dei Templi. The field activity will concern the study of the late-Hellenistic/early-Roman monument called “Iseion”.

Period: 1 week ( July 06th - July 11th)

Deadline for submission: May 5th

Credits: Certificate of attendance signed by the Director of the postgraduate School in Architectural and Environmental Heritage of Polytechnic of Bari - DICAR Department Prerequisite: participants will be selected based on their Curriculum Vitae. They must have a valid vaccination for tetanus and international insurance policy. Target group: our programme is principally orientated towards those wishing to supplement their academic studies on history of ancient architecture, restoration of monuments and archaeology like undergraduate, graduate students and faculty members. Minimum number of participants: 15 Maximum number of participants: 25 Contact Persons: Italian and French speaking: arch. Valentina Santoro Italian and French speaking: arch. Federica Gotta email: summerschool@specializzazionepoliba.it By May 5, interested persons are requested to send an email to this address along with their curriculum vitae. Those who will be selected will receive via email an application form to fill out and instructions for the payment of the fee. Provisional participation fees: € 900. These fees will cover inscription to the Cultural Association “Kymata”, the academic program, transports from and to the train station of Agrigento (arrive and departure); transports from and to the site; housing in hotel (triple and quadruple rooms), breakfast and dinner, laboratory equipment, classroom lessons. Any other expenses not specified among those covered by support fees are charged to the single participant. International travel to/from Italy is not included in these fees and is the participants’ sole responsibility.

Turn static files into dynamic content formats.

Create a flipbook
Issuu converts static files into: digital portfolios, online yearbooks, online catalogs, digital photo albums and more. Sign up and create your flipbook.