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Duration: 1 to 4 days (residential or non-residential*)

This module enables students to learn about heritage through a theoretical and practical approach. Based on the concepts of heritage and restoration, students follow a tailor-made course, designed especially for them around a particular material, skill, know-how, question or project. All activities are modular and can be adapted to specific requirements.

Subjects covered: heritage, architecture, restoration and reuse, building materials, heritage trades, active discovery of the site, history of the site, archaeology of the built environment, materials and trades, etc.

Types of activities: workshop work (cement-rockwork, slate roofing, copperware, carpentry, decorative painting, stonemasonry, stained glass, masonry, dry stone construction, sgraffito, blacksmithing, carpentry, mosaics), heritage discovery, guided tours, documentary research, etc.

Target group: students from universities, colleges of higher education, academies and art schools, from departments of education, architecture and interior design, humanities and social sciences, philosophy and literature. Number of participants: 5 minimum.

*70-bed accommodation, with catering facilities, is available for classes taking part in activities over several days, allowing them to get to grips with the site and the learning process.


Blacksmith,Carpenter,Mason,Metal engraver - carver - chaser - drypoint or copperplate printer - guillochage,Painter & Decorator of surfaces,Roofer,Slate roofer,Stained Glass maker and/or restorer,Stone cutter

Business Area

Architecture-Building,Conservation-Restoration of Cultural Heritage,Decoration - Interior design

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