Marvão Traditional Architecture
Summer School 2018

About the School

July 16th – 29th 2017  |  320€  |  Marvão, Portugal

* Students must be in Madrid or Lisbon on July 15th evening

  • This program will take place in the Marvão area, in the Alto Alentejo Portuguese region.
  • Local traditional urbanism, architecture and building details will be studied in order to create a preservation and new traditional building manual for the area.
  • During the last days upgrade proposals for different public places of the town will be designed, using the manual 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 region and some workshops and 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 320 euros. This fee includes tuition, accommodation, meals and transportation during the two weeks of the Summer School (departure from Madrid or Lisbon also). Once applicants are accepted, the payment procedure will be provided.

Contact us

 

Fill in the Application Form and send it to premiorafaelmanzano@gmail.com before the registration deadline on May 4th

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 one grant covering the fee of the Summer School.

 

  • Kalam offers a contract of at least one year to the best or most interested and engaged student from the Summer School

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  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.

Kalam 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.

With the collaboration of:

the Escola Superior Gallaecia, the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE) and the Universidade de Évora (Portugal), the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas (Philippines), the School of Architecture of the Judson University, the School of Architecture of the University of Miami and the School of Architecture of the University of Notre Dame (USA), the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional (CIAT), the Câmara Municipal de Marvão, the Junta de Freguesia de Beirã and Anta Association.

Faculty and Coordination

José Baganha
INTBAU Portugal
Faculty

Born in Coimbra in 1960. Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Porto University (FA-UP) and Lisbon Technical University (FA-UL). He holds a Ph.D. from the Basque Country University (UPV). He is managing partner of José Baganha & Arquitectos Associados, Lda and between 2002-2012 teached at the Faculty of Architecture of the Catholic University in Viseu and Lisbon. He is member of the International College of Traditional Practitioners (I.C.P.T.) of the International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (I.N.T.B.A.U.). He founded the Portuguese chapter of the INTBAU in 2014 and he is also co-founder of the Council for European Urbanism (C.E.U.).

He is member of various other international institutions directioned for the defense, support and practice of traditional architecture and urbanism. He has been recently nominated coordinator of the “Heritage College” of the portuguese “Ordem dos Arquitetos”.  He is lecturer guest in seminars at several institutions such as the Universities of Ferrara, Bologna and Florence in Italy and of the Rome Study Center of the University of Notre Dame in the U.S.A.. He is the author of numerous articles and books on architecture and urbanism.

In his career as an architect he was awarded with prizes such as the “Prix Européen Pour la Reconstruction de la Ville”/ 2011 of the “Foundation Philippe Rotthier”, Bruxelles, whith is work “Casa do Médico de São Rafael”, in Sines.

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.
Ruth Equipaje
Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas | INTBAU Philippines
Faculty

She is a registered architect, environmental planner and a private practitioner with the experience in conceptualizing projects on sustainability, resiliency and walkability. Graduated of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom with a degree in Master of Science in Sustainable Urban Development, a partnership programme with the Prince’s Foundation for Building Communities. She got accepted as a scholar of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), studied and graduated from the Spring Programme, a partnership programme of the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany and the University of the Philippines – School of Urban and Regional Planning, earning a degree in Master of Science in Regional Development Planning from both universities. For her architecture education, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Architecture at the University of Santo Tomas – College of Architecture and Fine Arts (USTCAFA).

As a pro-active advocate of sustainability and heritage conservation, she was appointed as the International Representative and Founding Chair of the International Network for Traditional Building Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) Philippines Chapter. She is also one of the founding members of the Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Resilient Environments (ASSURE), a non-profit organization who assisted on the rehabilitation plans of the Super Typhoon Haiyan (local name “Yolanda”) devastated towns.

Currently, she is a research associate and a tenured faculty at the University of Santo Tomas – Graduate School and the College of Architecture with the rank of Assistant Professor IV, the former Vice President on Programs of the United Architects of the Philippines – Manila Atelier Chapter (2016-2017), and a consultant of local governments in the Philippines on creating sustainable development plans of towns and cities, tourism planning, and sustainable transport focusing on walkability.

Rui Florentino
Escola Superior Gallaecia
Faculty

Born in Lisbon, he is a Professor and Researcher at the Escola Superior Gallaecia, an institution known for his projects of cultural heritage valorization. Graduated in Architecture from the Universidade do Porto, he holds a Master in Contemporary Architectural Culture and Construction of Modern Society from the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and a Doctorate in Peripheries, Sustainability and Urban Vitality from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He was Professor of the Portuguese Catholic University and coordinator in some of their both undergraduate and graduate programs.

He is currently a member of the national governing board of the College of Architects, having before served in the Portuguese Urban Planners Association. He was also a Board member and founder of the Portuguese chapter of INTBAU and coordinated the edition of the Proceedings of the Ibero-American Congress of Urbanism in Sintra.

Author of several publications in scientific journals, on the spatial planning of the Lisbon metropolitan area and contemporary architecture in Galicia, among many others. He is member of the 3D Past research team, Living & Virtual Visiting European World Heritage, led by Escola Superior Gallaecia and funded by the Creative Europe program. In the professional practice, he has design both new buildings and rehabilitations, and regularly works as a consultant in Portuguese municipal and regional plans.

Alejandro García Hermida
Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio | Premio Rafael Manzano | INTBAU Spain
Faculty and coordination
Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and holds a Masters in Conservation and Restoration of Architectural Heritage from the same university. Since 2009, he has been an Associate Professor at the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio School of Architecture, where he teaches History of Architecture and Urbanism, History and Theory of Restoration, Building Pathology and Repairing Techniques and Architectural Composition. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture and guest lecturer at many national and international universities, workshops and conferences.

 

 

His professional practice has focused on the restoration and study of diverse historic buildings and archaeological sites of many types and chronologies in Spain, Morocco and Peru. He is the Coordinator in Spain of the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition and the National Directory of Traditional Building Craftsmans; Activities Coordinator of the Rafael Manzano Martos Prize; Member of the Board of  Terrachidia NGO (whose work received the INTBAU Excellence Award for Community Engagement in 2015), Vice Chair of INTBAU Spain and professor at the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional.

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.

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 Miller
Judson University
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 professor of architecture at Judson University, near Chicago, since 1999: architectural history and theory in urbanism; architecture and urbanism studios; and an upper level seminar for architecture, art, and design students on theory and the modern problems of objects, architecture, and conviviality.

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.

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

Kalam

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.

Inês Cabral

University of Leipzig | Escola Superior Gallaecia

Guest Lecturer

Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidade de Lisboa, she holds a PhD in Sustainable Architecture from the Universidade de Lisboa and a Master on Desert Architecture from the University of Arizona. Both thesis are focused on bioclimatic principles of vernacular architecture for rehabilitation in protected areas. After working on Environmental Building Assessment schemes in California, she taught sustainable architecture and urban ecology at Lusophone University in Lisbon. Since 2014 she lives in Germany where she started a postdoc research on urban gardening in Leipzig. She is now working on a research project focusing on rural development in Portugal. She is also interested on nature based solutions for climate change mitigating and adaptation.

Aurora Carapinha
CHAIA | Universidade de Évora
Guest Lecturer
She is a Landscape Architect. She is Full Professor at the Universidade de Évora, Coordinator of the PhD programme on Landscape Architecture at the same institution, and Visitor Professor of the PhD on Architecture at Universidade do Porto.
The main objects of her research are Portuguese gardens and landscape, as a legacy of the Mediterranean Matrix, and Theory of Landscape Architecture. She is coordinator of the research on Landscape in CHAIA.

She has co-coordinated the International “Art of Gardens Books” (2012-2013) and “An Ecology before Ecology” (2013-2014) Series of Seminars and, with other colleagues, has organized for the past four years the International Cycle of Seminars “Landscape and Heritage”(2011-2015). From 2005 to 2015 she has been coordinator of several research teams regarding the Garden of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, and is the author of The Garden (2006), and co-author of Gulbenkian. Architecture and Landscape (2006) and Edifícios e Jardim. Renovação (1998-2014) (2015).

Javier Cenicacelaya
Universidad del País Vasco | INTBAU Spain
Guest Lecturer
Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the University of Navarra. Professor of Architectural Composition at the University of the Basque Country. M.A. (Oxford Brookes University). MSc. (University of Oxford). PhD. from University of Navarra. He has been recipient of a Juan March Foundation Scholarship, Visiting Critic at various schools in the US and Europe, and Visiting Scholar at the John P. Getty Foundation, Los Angeles. He was Dean of the School of Architecture of the University of Miami. Javier has been editor of the international architectural magazine Composicion Arquitectonica, Art & Architecture and practices architecture along with Mr. Iñigo Saloña. Together, they have built a number of buildings, mainly in Northern Spain, but also in Brussels, Miami and Berlin. They have received diverse awards, such as the European Prize for the Reconstruction of the City (Fondation Rotthier) on two occasions. Premio Manzano Martos de Arquitectura Clasica y Restauración de Monumentos in 2014, and awards from the Basque Country and Navarre Institute of Architects and the Bizkaia Institute of Architects. Their work has been exhibited at various places, among them at the Biennale di Venezia and they have also curated several architectural exhibitions. Javier Cenicacelaya is author of numerous articles, eleven books and more than forty chapters of books.
Francisco Javier Castilla Pascual
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
Guest Lecturer
Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), holds a PhD focused on earthen construction. He has made many contributions on this field with academic and research activities. He is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Building Engineering at the University of Castilla – La Mancha, teaching “Vernacular Construction and construction history”, “Building construction basics” and “Sustainability and Energy Efficiency in building design”.

He has collaborated in the CIAT-UPM, Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
As a researcher he has visited several universities in Venezuela (Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida), New México University (Alburquerque, USA) and Cal Poly (Pomona, California, USA). He has taken part in the organization and moderation of congresses, conferences and workshops on traditional rammed earth and modern earth construction. He is author and co-author of numerous articles and book chapters related to the intervention and valorization of historical heritage built with earth.

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.

Kim Hitch
Prince’s Foundation
Guest Lecturer
Kim is a qualified architect and has a degree in landscape architecture. He also holds a qualification in project management, and is an associate lecturer at the University of Wales Trinity St David supporting the Prince’s Foundation’s MA in Sustainable Urbanism. He has also lectured units in history and technology at Greenwich University.

Kim worked as a project architect and project leader with a number of commercial architectural practices. After that, he was a group director with an architectural practice specializing in housing led development for both private sector and public sector clients. He has over 15 years in the field of urban design, master planning and residential design.

Kim has been with the Prince’s Foundation since September 2011 when he joined as a project manager, leading the major regeneration master planning project of Wood River in Illinois, USA.

Jaime de Hoz Onrubia
Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio | CIAT-UPM
Guest Lecturer
Graduated with a degree in Advanced Middle Ages Studies, holds a Ph.D. focused on Hispanic Philology, Specialist in Theory, History, Legislation and Intervention in architectural restoration. He has studied the field of Christian Religious Architecture. He is a Professor at Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio, teaching History of Architecture and Theory of Restoration. He is Coordinator of the Architectural Composition Area and of the PhD in Architecture and Heritage Program at the same university and Activities Vice Chair of the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional of the UPM (CIAT). He is co-author of the Diccionario de Construcción Tradicional: Tierra and author of several books and essays on Architecture and Heritage, Medieval Studies and Historical Onomastics.
Ana Lima

Escola Superior Gallaecia

Guest Lecturer

Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Escola Superior Gallaecia, holds a Master in History, Territory and Heritage (2010) from the Faculty of History of the Universidade de Vigo and Ph.D. focused on the research line Genesis, Language and Representation of Architecture, from the Universidade da Coruña Scool of Architecture. She was awarded a Scientific Research Fellowship by FCT-Foundation for Science and Technology, within the framework of the SEISMIC-V Project: Vernacular Seismic Culture in Portugal, a scientific project coordinated by ESG. She was  also the author of several scientific and national communications and publications in the field of heritage and vernacular architecture.

She is currently a teacher at ESG in the Degree in Architecture and Urbanism, in the areas of Heritage, Legislation and Patrimonial Protection, and General Coordination Project, among others. At present, she has her own architecture studio in Spain, where she develops housing, rehabilitation and public works projects.

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.

Manuel Montañés García

Kalam

Guest Lecturer

Graduated with a degree in Art History and a Diploma in Restoration. He has worked in Kalam since 2000, having served as Head of Restoration Work on the west facade of the Giralda in the Cathedral of Seville, the restoration of the choir stalls of the Cathedral of Plasencia, the Senate Palace in Madrid, Puerta de Toledo in Ciudad Real, Cathedral of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, Cathedral of Sigüenza (1st and 2nd phase), Facades of the National Archaeological Museum, Cathedrals of Cádiz, Almería, Santiago de Compostela and Ávila for the Ministry of Culture, restoration of the Major Seminary of Comillas, Convent of San Clemente in Toledo, Mudejar towers of San Bartolomé, and San Miguel in Toledo or Cenador de la Reina in the Palace of La Granja in Segovia, among others.

José Luís Possolo de Saldanha
ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute
Guest Lecturer

Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa School of Architecture (1990), he holds a Master in “Reabilitação de Estruturas e Patologia de Materiais” from the Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Instituto Superior Técnico (1990) and a PhD in Architecture from the University of Seville School of Architecture (2003). His career includes practice with Maria Luísa Garcez D’Orey Architect (1986-1989), followed by Eduardo Naya Marques and Luís Branco Neves (1991-1992). He is a partner of J2L Arquitectos Ldª, where he has led diverse housing projects and public buildings commissions in Portugal and Madeira.

He started his teaching activity lecturing in the Architecture degree of the Universidade Moderna, in Lisbon (1996-2003), and the Centro Regional das Beiras of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, in Viseu (2004-2009). He is an assistant-professor at ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute since 2006, where he is the Head of the Architecture and Urbanism Department since July 2016. He was also the President of ISCTE’s Pedagogical Council from 2013 to 2014. He develops his academic research activities at the Dinâmia CET-IUL Research Unit, having participated in several Research Projects funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. He has taken part in the organization and moderation of congresses, conferences and exhibitions in Portugal and abroad: at Centro Cultural de Belém, La Triennalle di Milano, Università IUAV di Venezia, the University of Liverpool and others. He is author and co-author of numerous articles, books and book chapters, both in Portugal as in other countries.

Miguel Reimão Costa

Universidade do Algarve

Guest Lecturer

Graduated with a degree in Architecture, he holds a PhD in Architecture from the Universidade do Porto (FAUP). He is a Senior Lecturer at the Universidade do Algarve, and a member of CEAACP and CEPAC. He worked for several architecture firms based in Porto, Macao, New York and Faro and coordinated the Office for the Villages in the Algarve. He was awarded the Municipal Architecture Award of Faro (2017).

He has coordinated various research projects on vernacular architecture, urbanism and landscape, including the “Built rural heritage survey of the western region of the Algarve” (Odiana, 2004); “Mértola: architecture in the town and its territory” (Alentejo, 2013/15), and “Architecture and landscape in the Western Mediterranean: Integrated study of the mountain areas in Morocco” (Ualg-Cadi Ayyad, 2016/17). He has authored and co-authored several publications, including “Casas e montes da serra entre as estremas do Alentejo e do Algarve” (2014) or “Mértola. Arquitetura da vila e do termo” (2015). He co-edited the conference proceedings “Traditional Architecture in the Western Mediterranean” (2015). Current research interests include domestic architecture and urbanism in Portugal and the Mediterranean, from the modern period onwards.

Fernando Vela Cossío
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | CIAT-UPM
Guest Lecturer
He holds PhD in Geography and History from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and is private practicing archeologist since 1988. He is Professor of the Departamento de Composición Arquitectónica at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, where he teaches History of Architecture and Urbanism and Restoration Theory. He is coordinator of the Heritage Documentation area of the Master in Conservation and Restoration of the Architectural Heritage of the UPM and Scientific Director of the Research Center of Traditional Architecture (CIAT). He has been invited lecturer at numerous Spanish universities, such as the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, the Complutense de Madrid, the one of Granada, the one of La Coruña, the Politécnica of Valencia or the Universidad de Salamanca, and at international universities such as Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Universidade de Coimbra and Universidade de Porto (Portugal), Ion Mincu University of Bucarest (Romania), Federico II University of Naples (Italy), Universidad Nacional del Litoral of Santa Fe (Argentina), Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Universidad de Piura and Universidad Ricardo Palma (Peru), Universidad Nacional San Carlos de Guatemala, Universidad Federal de Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), University of Illinois and Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), in the United States.

Specialist in built heritage and archeology of architecture, he has led archeological works and historical research projects of numerous Spanish monuments and he has participated in conservation and restoration projects of historical buildings, mainly with Medieval or Modern chronology. He is the main researcher of the project San Miguel de Piura: primera fundación española en el Perú and scientific coordinator of the Iberoamerican Network of Colonial Urbanism Research [RII_uc]. He is a chair member of the Sociedad Española de Historia de la Construcción (SEHC), member of the Instituto de Investigación del Patrimonio Cultural del Perú (Universidad Ricardo Palma) and member of the Real Academia de Historia y Arte de San Quirce (Segovia).

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.

Programme

Local traditional urbanism, architecture and building details will be studied in order to create a preservation and new traditional building manual for the area. 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 region and some workshops and building sites will be visited too.
Monday 16
The main group will depart from Madrid and Lisbon early in the morning. In the afternoon the group will arrive to Beira, in the Marvão municipality, the town which will be hosting the Summer School. Once in Beira there will be an introduction of all professors, participants and hosts, followed by brief presentations on INTBAU activites in Spain and on the Summer School program.  

 

 

 

Tuesday 17
The morning will start with a tour in Marvão and the whole afternoon will be devoted to sketching and studying the town. In the evening, back to Beira, there will be some brief lectures on the work to be developed for the new traditional building and architecture patterns manual and participants will be assigned diverse topics for the following days.

 

 

 

Wednesday 18
A bus will take the group during the full day to visit the region, including Castelo de Vide, the villages around Marvão and the Serra de San Mamede Natural Park. A work site will also be visited. 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 culture, landscape and urbanism.

 

 

Thursday 19
A bus will take the group during the full day to visit Evora and Monsaraz 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 20
The group will put together and complete the work done. In the afternoon there will be a review of the work already developed, when participants will present the results of their research till this point. In the evening there will be some brief lectures on the study of traditional architecture and new traditional building.

 

 

 

Saturday 21
The traditional building and architecture patterns manual will be finished. In the afternoon a presentation on the work to be done during the second week, and a workshop on new traditional design will follow. In the evening there will be some brief lectures on new traditional architecture and urbanism.
Sunday 22
Free day. A bus will take to those interested to visit some contemporary traditional architecture works in the region. In the afternoon the bus will come back to Beira. In the evening some local leisure activities will be scheduled.
Monday 23
Diverse design study cases will be identified and assigned to different groups to develop several upgrade proposals for the urban areas in the Marvão region. 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 24
During the full day participants, divided in several groups, will use the developed research and manual to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas.
Wednesday 25
During the full day participants, divided in several groups, will use the developed research and manual to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas.
Thursday 26
During the full day participants, divided in several groups, will use the developed research and manual to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas.
Friday 27
During the full day participants, divided in several groups, will use the developed research and manual to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas.
Saturday 28
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 29
A bus will take the main group back to Madrid and Lisbon.

Find out more about the PREVIOUS editions of our Summer School

Weekly Blog by our participants in the different editions of our Summer School

Last day in Amaiur

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Second Week

Monday morning came and everyone was still hung up on our trip to Pamplona. I had just woken up from hearing alarms ringing, rushing footsteps, locker keys turning, and people talking -the short vacation was done and it was time to get back to work. Breakfast was...

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Pamplona!

The first week -though fun and wonderful- was quite stressful and hectic. We were all ready for a little break and were looking forward to visiting Pamplona that Sunday. The weather during the past days had been quite odd with temperature fluctuating throughout the...

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