Heritage, qualified by Françoise Choay as “This very old and beautiful word…” is present in the daily debate of our culture. So, in the last decades, the notion of heritage has only expanded. Words such as monument, landmark, industrial heritage, cultural heritage, cultural landscape and a long etcetera, are part of this accumulation of meanings.
On the other hand, the age-value had been overwhelmed by the interest for the architecture of the Modern Movement as part of the Heritage, exemplified by do.co.mo.mo.
To summarize, the course will be focused in issues and concepts about heritage, also analyzing their values and practices in the western context.