Course code TUW3
Course title Industrial Archaeology
Institution Technische Universit├Ąt Wien
Course address Karlsplatz 13, E 251/3
City Vienna
Minimum year of study 1st year
Minimum level of English Good
Minimum level of French None
Key words Industrial archaeology, history of industrialization, industrial landscape, building construction construction,history of architecture, industrial monument preservation, production facilities, brownfields, traffic and transport systems, industrial society, industrial heritage, tourism
Language English
Professor responsible Gerhard A. Stadler
Telephone +43 1 58801 25711
Fax +43 1 58801 25799
Participating professors Friedrich V. Idam, Johannes Sima, Valentin Wille, Hubert Weitensfelder, Robert Kornmüller
Number of places Minimum: , Maximum: 30, Reserved for local students:
Objectives The students of the ATHENS course „Industrial Archaeology“ will become familiar with the fundamentals of history and scientific methods of industrial archaeology as well as the objectives of industrial monument preservation.
Programme to be followed

Terminology, history of industrial archaeology in several European countries, values of industrial monuments, risks for industrial heritage, legal force and public relations, methods of conservation and preservation;

Some specials of Austrian industrial archaeology research and industrial monument preservation;Excursion to abondoned industrial areas and reused facilities and sites.
Prerequisites No prerequisits required. Hard copy hand-outs of the presentations will be provided for all participants.
Course exam Written test at the end of the course week.