Students will learn the main instrumental techniques of characterization and analysis of historical materials, and they will be able to interpret the results of the different analysis and tests in order to take decisions in practical situations related to intervention in heritage. In addition, students will be able to [...]
Learn how satellite imagery and the science of remote sensing allows us to detect wildfires, help manage their spread, and guide ecological restoration. Wildfires are a natural and essential part of our ecosystem, recycling soil nutrients and renewing healthy forests. In Alaska, around one million acres (4000 km2) burn [...]
Find out what it means to be an architect in a meeting with Mario Botta. Get an introduction to the architecture of Mario Botta - one of the most famous contemporary architects - with this online course from USI Università della Svizzera italiana.
This course will introduce you to the range of drama written and performed in England and Continental Europe between roughly 1660 and1800, a period often termed “the long eighteenth century.” In this course, we will refer to the “long-eighteenth century” as the period that began with the Restoration [...]
In this course, we will examine these formative cultural and literary developments chronologically, dividing the syllabus into four (roughly sequential) periods: The Enlightenment and Restoration Literature; The Rise of the Novel; Romanticism; and the Victorian Period.