Azores Traditional Architecture
Summer School 2021

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The work will be developed in Lajes, one of the three municipalities
in the Pico Island, within the Portuguese archipelago of Azores

About the School

July 12th – 25th 2021  |  340€ | Lajes, Pico Island, Azores, Portugal

* Students must be in Lisbon on the 11th evening
  • This program will take place in Lajes, one of the three municipalities in the Pico Island, Azores, Portugal.
  • Local traditional urbanism, architecture and building details will be studied in order to create a preservation and new traditional building patterns catalogue for the area.
  • During the last days upgrade proposals for different public places of the town will be designed, using the work previously developed as a guideline for them.
  • Hand drawing and measuring buildings will be the main activity to be developed each day.
  • Experts in local vernacular architecture and building techniques will be lecturing on diverse related topics.
  • There will be trips around this island and some building sites will be visited too.

How to Apply

Skills

The language to be used during the activities will be mainly English, so at least basic skills using this language are recommended. Hand drawing and measuring buildings will be the main activity to be developed each day, so a good command of it is also recommended.

Number of participants

Places are limited. We will be developing a selection process among all candidates. Several places will be reserved for the students of each participating university.  

Fee

The registration fee is 340 euros*. This fee includes tuition, accommodation, meals and transportation during the two weeks of the Summer School (travels from Lisbon to Azores and from Azores to Lisbon also included). Once applicants are accepted, the payment procedure will be provided.

*the real cost of this course is 2100€, but, thanks to the support of the R.H.Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust, the Fundación Ekaba and the Municipality of Lajes, the participation fee is 340€.

Registration and deadline

 

Those interested in participating must fill in the Application Form or send an email to: premiorafaelmanzano@gmail.com

The registration deadline is March 21st, 2021

Contact us

 

If you have any question, please, do not hesitate to contact us premiorafaelmanzano@gmail.com 

Grants

  • The Fundaçao Serra Henriques offers eight grants to students from the Universities of Beira Interior (UBI), Coimbra, Évora, Gallaecia (ESG), ISCTE, Lusíada, Porto (FAUP) e Trás-os-Montes (UTAD).

 

  • Alireza and Mina Sagharchi offer two grants covering the fee of the Summer School.

    COVID19 situation

    • Due to the exceptional circumstances derived from the international crisis we are facing with regard to the COVID-19, it was advisable to not hold this activity on July 2020 and the Summer School has been postponed.

    • Our intent is to keep exactly the same program, with the same faculty, lecturers and schedule and develop it from 12 to 25 July 2021.

      Involved Institutions

      The Summer School is organized by:

      The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU), is an active network of individuals and institutions dedicated to the creation of humane and harmonious buildings and places which respect local traditions. It brings together those who design, make, maintain, study or enjoy traditional building, architecture and places.
      The Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture aims to disseminate the principles of traditional and classical architecture and urbanism in contemporary society in the territory of Spain and Portugal, both in the restoration of monuments and urban complexes, and the new buildings.

      Thanks to the support of:

      The Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust support this Summer school through a contribution to the Chicago Community Foundation for the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Fund. It provides important support to projects related to the promotion of traditional architecture, urban planning and heritage conservation. Other initiatives

      The Fundación Ekaba has participated in several Heritage Restoration and Rehabilitation of Buildings projects in Spain and abroad, thank to the team of specialist that they have recruited and trained. They promote the awareness in Cultural Heritage, working with universities and associations, among other entities.

      INTBAU Portugal

      The  Fundação Serra Henriques was established in Portugal in 1997 for the promotion of education, culture and science; paying special attention to the study of the national territory for local development and improvement of cultural heritage.

      Alireza & Mina Sagharchi

      With the collaboration of:

      The Department of Culture of the Government of Azores, the Municipality of Lajes do Pico, the Escola Superior Gallaecia, the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa ISCTE-IUL (Portugal), the Schools of Architecture of the University of Miami, the University of Notre Dame and the Benedictine College, the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) and the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional (CIAT).

      Faculty and Coordination

      José Baganha
      INTBAU Portugal
      Faculty and Coordination

      Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the School of Fine Arts in Porto and at the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and is a Doctor in the Universidad del País Vasco.

      In 1991 he founded his own studio, working since then on residential, hotels, and commercial projects of facilities and urban. It is, in any case, in the continuation of the vernacular traditions of the Alentejo region in which the mastery of José Baganha has been deployed in the most prominent way. This is seen in the series of “Montes”. He has been a professor in the Faculty of Architecture of Viseu and Sintra in the Universidade Católica Portuguesa and guest lecturer at several European universities.

      He founded INTBAU Portugal, co-founded the Council for European Urbanism and is a member of the board of the College of Architectural Heritage of the Ordem dos Arquitectos. The qualities of his work have earned him international awards such as the Prix Européen pour la Reconstruction de la Ville 2011, awarded by the Philippe Rotthier Foundation and the Rafael Manzano Prize in 2017.

      Aritz Díez Oronoz

      University of the Basque Country

      Faculty

      Graduated in Architecture from the School of Architecture of Donostia-San Sebastián where he graduated with honours. He also holds an MSc on Conservation at the University of the Basque Country and a PhD from the same university «Una bella sfida formale tra Quattrocento e Cinquecento» on the contributions made by the great architects of the First Italian Renaissance to the development of bastioned fortifications. Since 2012 he was teaching assistant of the Chair of Architectural Design of the School of Architecture of San Sebastián and has lectured on Urbanism. Currently he is lecturer on Architectural Design at the same university.

      Since 2010 he has worked with the architects Manuel Iñiguez & Alberto Ustarroz, with Iñigo Peñalba between 2012 and 2016, and since 2015 he works with Imanol Iparraguirre Barbero. Among his most notorious projects are the collaboration with Iñiguez & Ustarroz on the Restoration of the City Walls of Hondarribia and the project for the Imperial Fora of Rome. Together with Imanol Iparraguirre, he won the 1st Prize of the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition in 2017 for the restoration of the Renaissance Palace of Grajal de Campos (León) and again in 2018 with his project for the Medieval Walls and surroundings of the Convent of La Coria in Trujillo (Cáceres). In 2019 they received the Award for Emerging Excellence in the Classical Tradition given by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA), the Prince’s Foundation (PF), and the International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU).

      Douglas Duany
      Notre Dame University
      Faculty
      Alejandro Douglas Duany is an Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, and formerly of University of Miami. He trained at Princeton under David Coffin and holds a degree in Landscape Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design, and his teaching focuses on generative urban design and the relationships between the natural environment, the built environment, and the social environment.

      His professional work spans landscape design, architecture, urbanism, with implementations in areas of all climates and varying urban and social contexts, especially among include restoration landscapes, such as in Seaside, Florida. His contributions to the advancement of urbanism have been recognized by such institutions as the Urban Land Institute, the Centre for the Study of Architecture, and the AIA.
      Alejandro García Hermida

      Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | Premio Rafael Manzano | INTBAU Spain

      Faculty and coordination

      Graduated in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and holds a Master in Conservation and Restoration of Architectural Heritage and a PhD from the same university, where he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Architectural Composition since 2019. He has been an Associate Professor at the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio School of Architecture (Spain, from 2009 to 2019), a Visiting Scholar at the School of Architecture of the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA, 2016) and invited lecturer at many national and international universities, workshops and conferences.

      His professional practice has been focused on traditional architecture and building techniques and the restoration and study of diverse historic buildings and archaeological sites of multiple types and chronologies, mainly in Spain and Morocco. He is the Executive Director of the Richard H. Driehaus Initiatives in Spain and Portugal, including the Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture, the Richard H, Driehaus Architecture Competition, the Richard H. Driehaus Building Arts Awards, the Donald Gray Building Arts Grants and the National Directory of Traditional Building Masters (Hispania Nostra Award 2018, Europa Nostra Special Mention 2018), Member of the Board of Terrachidia NGO (INTBAU Excellence Award 2015), Vice Chair of INTBAU Spain and professor at the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional.

      Guillermo Gil Fernández

      Premio Rafael Manzano | INTBAU Spain

      Coordination

      Graduated in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, he is currently completing his studies in Psicology (UNED).

      He has worked for more than two years (2017-2020) at the French cultural institution Domaine de Boisbuchet, being directly involved in the organization of workshops, exhibitions and events related to art, design and architecture. At the same time, he has been responsible for the collection, library and archive of Alexander von Vegesack, founder of the Vitra Design Museum and reputed collector himself.

      He is the Coordination Assistant of the Richard H. Driehaus Initiatives in Spain and Portugal, which includes the Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture, the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition, the Richard H. Driehaus Building Arts Awards, and the National Directory of Traditional Building Masters.

      Rebeca Gómez-Gordo Villa
      Premio Rafael Manzano | INTBAU Spain
      Coordination
      Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Development Cooperation in Precarious Human Settlements.

      She has been a construction manager in some rehabilitation building projects in Casamace, Senegal, and has collaborated in several workshops of restoration of historic buildings and related projects with Terrachidia NGO in Mhamid, Morocco. She is a member of the coordination team in Spain of the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition, the Richard H. Driehaus Awards for Building Arts and the National Network of Traditional Building Masters; Activities Coordination Assistant of the Rafael Manzano Prize and Board Assistant of INTBAU Spain.

      Imanol Iparraguirre Barbero

      University of the Basque Country

      Faculty

      Graduated in Architecture from the School of Architecture of Donostia-San Sebastián and holds a MSc in Conservation and Restoration of Architectural Heritage from the same university. He is Predoctoral Fellow at the University of the Basque Country and Visiting Fellow at the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut in Madrid where he is developing his PhD on the evolution of circular architecture since Classical Antiquity to Renaissance; paying special attention to the notions of model and type, urban layout, the meaning of architectural form; architectural mimesis and appropriation. He is similarly interested in Neoclassicism, Nordic Classicism and Italian Tendenza.

      As an architect, Imanol has collaborated with Alberto Campo Baeza, and also with Manuel Iñiguez & Alberto Ustarroz, taking part in the restoration of the City Walls of Fuenterrabia (Spain) and making a proposal for the Imperial Fora of Rome – finalist of the Piranesi Prix de Rome 2016. Together with Aritz Díez Oronoz, he won the 1st Prize of the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition in 2017 for the restoration of the Renaissance Palace of Grajal de Campos (León) and again in 2018 with his project for the Medieval Walls and surroundings of the Convent of La Coria in Trujillo (Cáceres). In 2019 they received the Award for Emerging Excellence in the Classical Tradition given by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA), the Prince’s Foundation (PF), and the International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU).

      Frank Martínez
      University of Miami
      Faculty
      Frank Martinez is an Associate Professor at the University of Miami, School of Architecture. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Miami, School of Architecture in 1987 and the degree of Master in Architecture in 1991 from Princeton University.  His teaching focuses on courses in Design, History/Theory and Drawing; including teaching in Rome, heading the UM Grand Tour of Europe (a university wide summer study abroad program), seminars on selected topics on Early American Architecture along with participating in international summer programs on traditional architecture and urban design research.

      He is a partner at the firm of Martinez Alvarez Urban Design, Architecture & Interior Design. In the 20 plus years of the firm, the work has ranged in scale and complexity from small, hand crafted houses to campus design and institutional buildings. The larger body of work and on-going creative research includes residential projects in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Pinecrest, Bay Point and Palm Beach, Florida; campus buildings at the Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Coconut Grove and Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens; single and multi-family dwellings in the New Urban Towns of Windsor, Alys Beach in Florida, and Tannin in Alabama; and historic preservation projects in the City of Miami, Coral Gables, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard and Boston, Massachusetts. Through a national RFQ selection process, the firm was recently selected as one of the Preservation Consulting Architectural Firms for the City of Coral Gables and as the Consulting Architects for the Town of Medley providing services in preservation architectural design including historic preservation documentation and assessment.

      Christopher C. Miller

      Benedictine College

      Faculty

      Graduated with a M.Architecture, concentration in urban design, from the University of Notre Dame and holds a Ph.D., focused on Alberti’s treatise on architecture, from the University of Virginia. He is Director of Architecture Program and Professor at Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas. He teaches History of Architecture, Architecture of Cities and First Year and Senior Architecture Studio.

      Miller has contributed to making urbanism an important feature in Judson program with regenerative urbanism projects sited in city centers to solve contemporary problems of large buildings in historic settings, of sustainability, and in the common local desire for continuity in architecture and context.  His pedagogical innovations have included a curricular concentration in traditional architecture and urbanism that has sprung from a decade of student interest.  He authors the civismandcities site as a student work portfolio and as a resource to those theorizing and building a responsive and meaningful built environment.

      In 2014, he was a co-author for the endowment brief on Beauty in the Thriving Cities Project at the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Virginia.  This year, Miller is working with a team preparing the Urban Thinkers Campus in Jakarta, under the auspices of the UN Habitat, to build awareness in the world’s churches to the importance of the built environment and to promote a moral dimension of the cities we build.

      Jorge Santos Silva

      INTBAU Portugal

      Faculty and Coordination

      Graduated with a degree in Architecture in 2005 from the Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto and the Accademia di Architettura della Universitá della Svizzera Italiana. Later, in 2014, graduated with a Master Science degree in Sustainable Urban Development from the University of Oxford, with the dissertation ‘Bordering the Favela : The relationship between ‘urban form’ and the resident’s perceptions of safety’.

      Founding partner of Morim’ Santos Silva, Arquitectos  in 2009, with Gisela Correia Morim, have been developing an architecture atelier mainly focused on contextual residential and touristic practices.

      He is a founding member of INTBAU Portugal and, building on he’s work in the Azores Islands, is currently working on a PhD thesis from the Universidad del País Vasco, concerning Pico Island traditional architecture and its role on the island sustainability and identity.

      Lucien Steil

      University of Buckingham

      Faculty

      Lucien Steil was born in Joao Monlevade (Brazil), and lived and studied in Luxembourg. He studied architecture and urbanism in Paris and Vincennes, graduated as an Architecte DPLG, collaborated at the Archives d’Architecture Moderne in Brussels with Maurice Culot and Leon Krier and later with Colum Mulhern in Luxembourg. ‘Mulhern & Steil” produced a wide range of projects in traditional urbanism and traditional architecture.

      Lucien Steil has lectured and taught at the Prince of Wales’s Urban Design Task Force in Potsdam and Berlin, the Oregon School of Design, the University of Miami, the Politechnical University of Puerto Rico, the University of Notre Dame in Rome and in Indiana, the University of Bologna, the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa in Viseu, the Prince’s Foundation and the University of Buckingham. He has been actively involved in traditional and ecological urbanism and architecture which have become very central to his teaching and design practice. Lucien Steil is the editor of ‘Katarxis’ and principal of ‘Katarxis Urban Workshops ASBL’.

      He has co-edited with Alireza Sagharchi New Palladians, Sustainability and Modernity in Architecture of the 21st Century (Artmedia, London, 2010) and Traditional Architecture, Timeless Building in the 21st Century (Rizzoli, New York 2013). He is also author of The Architectural Capriccio, Memory, Fantasy & Invention (Ashgate 2013/ Routledge 2016) and In the Mood for Architecture: Tradition, Modernism & Serendipity (Ernst Wasmuth 2018).

      Guest Lecturers

      Mónica Alcindor
      Escola Superior Gallaecia
      Guest Lecturer
      Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad de Sevilla, she holds a Master in intervention techniques from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and a Diploma in Building Restoration and Rehabilitation. She was cofounder with Oriol Roselló of Atelier Bangolo, practicing since 2004, and dedicated to rehabilitation of rural heritage and designing new buildings using bioclimatic and traditional techniques.

      She was Visiting Professor at the ‘Unió d’empresaris de la construcció’ of Catalonia and Associate Professor of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, co-director of the “XXXVIII Curset AADIPA 2015: Traditional architecture: the essence or the form” and of the first edition of the Traditional Building Course in Girona, both organized by the Institute of Architects of Catalonia. She has written several articles in professional journals and was co-author of the book Experiences réhabilitation Méditerranéennes, edited by Rehabimed. She is a Professor at the Escola Superior Gallaecia since 2012 and Deputy Director of the Architecture and Urbanism Master since 2016. She has been awarded the First Iberian Award for “Research on Traditional Architecture” (2011-2012) and the First Prize “XII Premis Ecoviure y las instalaciones construcciones sostenibles” (2014).

      Fernando Aranda Egido

      Fundación EKABA

      Guest Lecturer
      Fernando Aranda Egido has been part of Kalam’s team of professionals since 2006, serving as General Manager of many of his restoration work of heritage and historic buildings such as the Embassy of Spain in Havana, the Cathedral of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, Zurich Building, modernist facade of the Ortigosa 10 building, rehabilitation of the building located on Ramblas 140, Ronda Sant Antoni 70, Sardenya 173 all in Barcelona, Seminar of Comillas, Bank of Spain of Madrid, and its branches of Santander, Seville and Zaragoza and Palacio de Correos, Casa Palazuelo or Casa Matesanz in Madrid (all by architect Antonio Palacios) among others.
      Igor Espínola de França

      CHAM Açores

      Guest Lecturer

      Born in Ponta Delgada (1963). Graduated with a degree in Architecture  from the Faculty of Architecture of UTL, he holds a Master in Heritage, Museology and Development from the Universidade dos Açores and a postgraduate degree in History of Architecture from the Instituto Superior Técnico of UTL. He has been invited assistant at the Universidade dos Açores. Nowadays he is a Coordinator of Education and Culture of the Municipality of Lagoa, and a researcher of CHAM, researching on the realm of Heritage, Museology, and History and Genealogy of the Azorean population, having presented communications and published several works and articles in these areas.

      Alexandre Castro Gamelas
      INTBAU Portugal
      Guest Lecturer
      Born in Porto in 1979. Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto. Attended the Attingham Summer School in 2007. He has worked with Demetri Porphyrios in London, Paolo Portoghesi in Rome and Fairfax and Sammons Architects in New York. Alexandre is one of the founders of INTBAU Portugal and Forum Cidadania Porto, a citizen-based watchdog concerned with the preservation of the city’s historical heritage.

      With Catarina Santos he started their eponymous Architecture firm located in downtown Porto, Portugal, in 2011. Their focus is on private residential projects, with a strong emphasis on decoration and interior design. Beyond their work in Portugal the office coordinates and collaborates with international teams of consultants, builders, artisans, architects and decorators. In the past years the company has developed projects for private residences in prestige locations such as Greenwich and Southampton in the US and Gstaad in Switzerland, as well as a large new duplex apartment on Park Avenue, New York, currently under development. The two are also the mentors and editors of oldportuguesestuff.com , a fully searchable online platform of images which showcases traditional Portuguese Architecture and objects.

      Leopoldo Gil Cornet
      Universidad de Navarra | INTBAU Spain
      Guest Lecturer
      Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad de Navarra. He has been an architect at the Historic Heritage Service of the Dirección General de Cultura-Institución Príncipe de Viana of the Navarra Government since 1986. He is a Professor at the School of Architecture of Universidad de Navarra and Coordinator of the Rehabilitation and Restoration of Architectural Heritage Studies program, since 2000. He is a Member of the Academia del Partal and of the Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi.

      As an architect of the Institución Príncipe de Viana, he has led numerous projects for the conservation and restoration of several monuments from Navarra, such as the Medieval Tower of the Señorío de Ayanz, 1998-2000 (Silver medal of the Asociación Española de Amigos de los Castillos, 2000), the Frente de Francia of the Pamplona walls, 2000-2009 (European Union International Prize of Cultural Heritage-Europa Nostra Prize 2012, conservation category), and the Real Colegiata de Roncesvalles, 1982-2012. He was awarded the Rafael Manzano Martos Prize in 2012. He was awarded the Restoration and Conservation of Cultural Heritage National Prize in 1998.

      José Maia

      GMT Hospitality

      Guest Lecturer

      Graduated with a degree in Planning and Management in Tourism from Universidade de Aveiro, holds a Master in Hotel Management from the School of Hotel Administration of Cornell University. He is continuously researching and training in Data Science in Hospitality and Tourism. José Maia built a hotel management career within the leading luxury hospitality brands, in properties in Europe, Middle East and South East Asia, and specialized in new property openings and innovation in product development. In 2016 he founded GMT Hospitality – Traveller Insights, a hospitality consulting company assisting destinations and businesses to implement innovation and data driven management. Pioneer in the use of traveller user-generated content for destination development and management.

      Rafael Manzano
      INTBAU Spain
      Guest Lecturer
      Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and holds a doctorate from the same university. He has restored numerous historic buildings in Spain and has designed new buildings in Spain and abroad. He has been Professor at the School of Architecture of the University of Seville since 1966, where he was also Dean from 1974 to 1978. He has also lectured at many national and international universities.

      Among his multiple works, he was headed to the preservation of the Reales Alcázares of Seville from 1970 to 1991, chaired the works commission of the Real Patronato of the Alhambra and the Generalife from 1971 to 1981 (Shiller Prize for Restoration of Monuments in 1980), and headed up the preservation of the ancient Caliphal city of Medina Azahara from 1975 to 1985. He has published diverse texts on Medieval and Islamic architecture. He is a member of many national and international institutions, such as Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando; the Royal Academies of History and Fine Arts of Granada, Córdoba, Cádiz, Málaga, Écija, Toledo and La Coruña; and the Real Academia Sevillana de Buenas Letras. He has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Fine Arts of Spain and, in 2010, the Richard H. Driehaus Prize, and he is Comendador con Placa de la Orden Civil de Alfonso X el Sabio.

      Telma Ribeiro

      INTBAU Portugal

      Guest Lecturer

      Graduated in 2008 with the master’s degree in Conservation and Restoration from NOVA University of Lisbon (UNL), she worked for 6 years as a monument’s conservator in different Portuguese heritage buildings, such as: Queluz National Palace; Jerónimos Monastery; Pena Palace; Popular Art Museum; and Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima.

      She also developed volunteer work in the preservation of traditional buildings in the North of Portugal, participated in several workshops in Portugal and Spain related with earthen construction and attended seminars and conferences related with vernacular heritage. She is Board member and co-founder of the Portuguese chapter of INTBAU.

      Currently she is a PhD student in Conservation Science in a partnership between two institutions: Conservation and Restoration Department (UNL) and the Civil Engineer Department (Minho University). Her thesis addresses the study of a new approach for conservation of earthen heritage.

      Harriet Wennberg
      INTBAU
      Guest Lecturer
      Is the Senior Manager of INTBAU UK, having joined the charity as its administrator in 2010. She holds an Master’s Degree in the History of Art from the University of St. Andrews, where she completed research on Newhailes, one of the first Palladian villas to be built in Scotland, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Through her work with INTBAU, Harriet has organized seminars, exhibitions, study tours, and conferences, including the inaugural INTBAU World Congress in 2015. She has been an invited guest speaker in the UK and abroad, and has written publications including a study on Place Identity and Critical Regionalism. Harriet is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
      Carol Wyant

      Pathfinder Consulting

      Guest Lecturer

      Involved with design and preservation of the built environment for over 35 years, Carol Wyant draws on her experiences in commercial real estate development, leadership of not-for-profit historic preservation state and national organizations, and a planning and design think-tank to advocate for preservation of historically and architecturally significant sites and structures, context appropriate new design and land use strategies, and community beautification. On behalf of clients Wyant is active in ongoing projects in Spain, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Washington, D.C., and Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Ms. Wyant has been the President of Pathfinder Consulting since 1999.

      Programme

      Monday 12

      The main group will go on a tour in Lisbon early in the morning and, in the afternoon, they will depart from there landing in the airport of Horta (Azores). The group will briefly visit Horta and travel by boat to Lajes, the town which will be hosting the Summer School, by dinner time.

      Tuesday 13

      The morning will start with an introduction of all professors, participants and hosts, followed by brief introduction to Pico Island and presentations on INTBAU activities in Spain and on the Summer School program. The whole afternoon will be devoted to visit, sketching and studying the town.

      Wednesday 14

      A bus will take the group during the full day to visit diverse towns and places in Pico: World Heritage Vineyards, Museu do Vinho, Madalena, Lajido. Every stop will be long enough to study, photograph and draw local architecture and building details as well as to analyze the urban fabric. In the evening there will be some brief lectures on local culture, landscape and history.

      Thursday 15

      A bus will take the group during the full day to visit more villages of Pico. Every stop will be long enough to measure, photograph and draw local architecture and building details as well as to analyze the urban fabric. In the evening there will be some brief lectures on local architecture.

      Friday 16

      A bus will take the group during the full day to visit San Roque. The stop will be long enough to study, photograph and draw local architecture and building details as well as to analyze the urban fabric. In the evening there will be some brief lectures on the study of traditional architecture and new traditional building.

      Saturday 17

      In the morning, the group will put together, review and complete the work already developed. Participants will present the results of their research till this point. The traditional building and architecture patterns manual will be finished. In the afternoon, the group will attend a presentation on the work to be done during the second week and a workshop on dry-stone mansonry.

      Sunday 18

      Free day with an optional activity of whale watching. In the evening, some lectures will be scheduled.

      Monday 19

      Diverse design study cases will be identified and assigned to different groups to develop several upgrade proposals for the urban areas in the Lajes area. In the evening there will be some brief lectures on the work to be done during the following days, as well as on new traditional architecture and urbanism design.

      Tuesday 20

      During the full day participants, divided into several groups, will use the developed research and manual to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas. In the evening, there will be some brief lectures.

      Wednesday 21

      During the full day participants, divided into several groups, will use the developed research and manual to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas. In the evening, there will be some brief lectures.

      Thursday 22

      During the full day participants, divided into several groups, will use the developed research and manual to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas. In the evening, there will be some brief lectures.

      Friday 23

      During the full day participants, divided into several groups, will use the developed research and manual to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas. In the evening, there will be some brief lectures.

      Saturday 24

      Final edition of the design proposals and the patterns manual in the morning. In the afternoon, a public presentation of the design proposals will be scheduled. In the evening a final group dinner will be organized.

      Sunday 25

      A bus will take the main group to the airport back to Lisbon.

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      Week 2 – Designing Beirã

      Week 2 – Designing Beirã

      Designing Beirã Week 2 by Vikramaditya Singh Rathore. After understanding the architectural vocabulary of Alentejo and exploring Beirã, we were divided into groups to present our first thoughts on the rejuvenation of the town. All the participants on their...

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      Results of the research done the first week

      Results of the research done the first week

      Results of the research End of Week 1 by Vikramaditya Singh Rathore 20 July 2018 After all the explorations of the various cities in Alentejo region, we all sat down to compile an architecture vocabulary that we all encountered. This compilation was to...

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      Week 1 – Understanding the Alentejo region

      Week 1 – Understanding the Alentejo region

      Understanding Alentejo Week 1 by Vikramaditya Singh Rathore Marvão traditional architecture summer school was held in the border town Beirã, in the Marvão Municipality, in the Portuguese region of Alto Alentejo. The school focused on local traditional...

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      Marvão Traditional Architecture Summer School

      Marvão Traditional Architecture Summer School

      Marvão Traditional Architecture Summer School The Summer School is taking place in the Marvão area, in the Alto Alentejo Portuguese region, in July 16th – 29th. The application and registration proccess is already open. Local...

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      Last day in Amaiur

      Last day in Amaiur

      By Jason Fajardo. It was the 29th of July at 9pm in the town of Amaiur. The whole village was quiet and one can only hear the sounds of nature and whispers between the participants. Every single one of us were focused on the task at hand, as we were all determined to...

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