Cantabria Traditional Architecture
Summer School 2019

About the School

July 8th – 21th 2019  |  300€ | Valderredible, Cantabria, Spain

* Students must be in Madrid on 7th evening

  • This program will take place in Valderredible, the southernmost area in Cantabria (Spain), in the high course of the Ebro River.
  • 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 second week 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 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 300 euros. This fee includes tuition, accommodation, meals and transportation during the two weeks of the Summer School (travels from Madrid to Cantabria and from Cantabria to Madrid also included). Once applicants are accepted, the payment procedure will be provided.

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.

    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.

    The Fundación Botín organises programmes in the realms of the arts and culture, education, science and rural development, and supports social institutions in Cantabria so as to reach those who need it the most. It contributes to the overall development of society, detecting and supporting the creative talent within it and exploring new ways of generating cultural, social and economic wealth.

    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.

    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.

    With the collaboration of:

    The Government of Cantabria, the Prince’s Foundation, 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 Escola Superior Gallaecia (Portugal), the Universiidad de Cantabria, the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional (CIAT) and the Municipality of Valderredible.

    Faculty and Coordination

    José María Ballester

    Fundación Botín

    Coordination
    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 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

    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.
    José Baganha
    INTBAU Portugal
    Guest Lecturer
    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.

    Eduardo Cabanas Moreno
    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad de Valladolid in 1985.

    He practices both jointly with Pedro Fernández Lastra or forming larger teams with other professionals in building works for the Public Administration, both new construction and rehabilitation of existing buildings, as well as urban planning.

    He has participated in the publication of books and papers in journals specialized in Architecture, Urbanism and Territory.

    His work has been recognized and awarded the Ortega-Alloza Awards of the Institute of Architects of Cantabria (1992, 1998, 2010, 2012, 2014).

    Juan Carlos Cabria Gutiérrez
    Guest Lecturer

    Juan Carlos Cabria Gutiérrez is a professor of classical languages, a writer and a communicator on the culture and heritage of Cantabria for more than twenty years. In 1997 he published his first work, La mitología cántabra, a través de los mitos europeos (The Cantabrian Mythology, through European myths). Years later, the following books were published Estelas cántabras, símbolos de un pueblo (Cantabrian steles, symbols of a people) (2000), or Dioses, mitos, héroes y leyendas de Cantabria (Gods, myths, heroes and legends of Cantabria) (2004), reissued and extended in 2018.

    Coauthor of the work Motivos decorativos y ornamentales en la arquitectura tradicional de Cantabria (Decorative and ornamental motifs in the traditional architecture of Cantabria) (2002) as well as Cántabros. Origen de un pueblo (Cantabri. The origin of a people, 2012).

    He is a regular columnist of journals and lecturer of numerous courses on heritage and ethnography of Cantabria. He is from Valderredible and he has focused most of his research and articles on that place.

    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.

    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, sixteen books and more than forty chapters of books.

    Carmen Díez Herrera

    University of Cantabria

    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in History, and specialized in Castilian Medieval History. She is a Professor of Medieval History at the University of Cantabria and an author of numerous publications on the history of Cantabria and its valleys. She has worked on issues such as the social organization of space, place names and anthroponymy, the formation of feudal society, the role of the Church…. She has participated in different research projects as well as lectured in national and international conferences. She has been a member of the teams carrying out different programs of rural development, heritage and territory for the Botín Foundation.

    Aritz Díez Oronoz

    University of the Basque Country

    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture, he studied at the School of Architecture of Donostia-San Sebastián where he graduated with honours. He also received an MPhil on Conservation at the University of the Basque Country where he is currently developing his PhD on the contributions made by the great architects of the First Italian Renaissance to the development of bastioned fortifications. Since 2012 he is teaching assistant of the Chair of Architectural Design of the School of Architecture of the University of the Basque Country and since 2016 he is a lecturer on Urbanism in the same School. 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 on the Restoration of the City Walls of Hondarribia, the project for the Imperial Fora of Rome, and the competition for the Restoration of the Palace of the Earls of Grajal de Campos which was awarded the first prize at the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition in 2017 and their proposal for the surroundings of La Coria, Trujillo, first prize at the same competition in 2018.

    Xavier Espinós Bermejo
    Guest Lecturer

    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.

    In 2016 he began his professional career as a freelance architect in the Heritage sector. He has carried out works of project writing and development for the Department of Heritage of the Government of Madrid, such as the different phases in restoration of the walled enclosure of the Castle of Torremocha in Santorcaz (listed building).

    He has worked for the General Directorate of Housing and Rehabilitation of the Government of Madrid in the drafting of a study that aims to review the criteria and terms of reference considered for the cataloging of architectural heritage in the Government of Madrid.

    He has been awarded, along with his team, in the three calls of the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition, the 1st Honourable Mention in 2017, First Prize in 2018 and First Prize in the last edition, 2019, with the Cerquo Project for the city of Olite (Navarre)

    In 2019 he cofounded the EspinósFernándezCid office, where their work is focused mainly on research, study and intervention in the architectural heritage.

    Pedro Fernández Lastra
    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the universities of Valladolid and San Sebastián in 1988.

    He practices both jointly with Eduardo Cabanas Moreno or forming larger teams with other professionals in building works for the Public Administration, both new construction and rehabilitation of existing buildings, as well as urban planning.

    He has participated in the publication of books and papers in journals specialized in Architecture, Urbanism and Territory.

    His work has been recognized and awarded the Ortega-Alloza Awards of the Institute of Architects of Cantabria (1992, 1998, 2010, 2012, 2014).

    Estefanía Fernandez-Cid Fernández-Viña
    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, she holds a Masters in Conservation and Restoration of Architectural Heritage from the same University. She is currently developing her PhD on Architectural Heritage, exploring traditional and industrial architecture related to the cider production in Asturias. She is also working on the research of other topics, such as the Monastery of Santa María la Real de Obona.

    She works since 2016 as a freelance architect, mainly for the Department of Culture of the Goverment of Madrid. For instance, the restoration works on two eighteenth-century pontoons in the Cabarrús Canal, which has been published in the BIA Journal in 2019.

    She has lectured in diverse seminars, courses and conferences about her research and professional practice. She has been awarded different first prizes and honourable mentions in the three calls of the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition.

    The joint work they have carried out in recent years has led to co-founding the EspinósFernándezCid office, based in Madrid.

    Rui Florentino
    Escola Superior Gallaecia
    Guest Lecturer
    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.

    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.

    Enrique Gutiérrez Cuenca

    Universidad de Cantabria

    Guest Lecturer

    He holds a PhD from the Universidad de Cantabria (2015). He was a fellow of the FPU program at the same institution and his research work was devoted to the study of La Garma B, a prehistoric sepulchral cave. From the beginning of his career he has developed other lines of archaeological research on more recent historical stages, especially the Middle Ages, and focused on the funerary world. This line of work is included in his PhD thesis “Genesis and evolution of the medieval cemetery in Cantabria”, which has been recognized with the Premio de Historia Regional Manuel Teira 2016. Since 2008 he co-directs the Mauranus Project, aimed to the study of Late Antiquity and of the Early Middle Ages of Cantabria through Archeology. Currently, he combines his research activities with his professional career in the field of communication and museography. He has collaborated as a lecturer in two masters of the Universidad de Cantabria: “Master’s Degree in Prehistory and Archeology” and “Master’s Degree from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic: The Construction of Europe between the Ancient and Medieval Worlds”.

    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.
    Imanol Iparraguirre Barbero

    University of the Basque Country

    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture of Donostia-San Sebastián where he graduated with honours on his Final Project for Urbino. After completing a MPhil on Conservation at the University of the Basque Country, he is currently developing his PhD on the genesis and typological evolution of rotundas since Classical Antiquity to Renaissance. Since 2015 he is teaching assistant of the Chair of Architectural Design of the School of Architecture of the University of the Basque Country.
    In 2014 he was awarded an Arquia Fellowship and collaborated with the architect Alberto Campo Baeza. Since 2014 he has worked with the architects Manuel Iñiguez & Alberto Ustarroz, with Iñigo Peñalba between 2015 and 2016, and since 2015 he works with Aritz Díez Oronoz. Among his most notorious projects are the project for the Imperial Fora of Rome – finalist of the Piranesi Prix de Rome 2016 – their proposal for the Restoration of the Palace of the Earls of Grajal de Campos, which was awarded the first prize at the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition in 2017, and their proposal for the surroundings of La Coria, Trujillo, first prize at the same competition in 2018.

    Elena Jiménez Sánchez
    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture (ETSA) in Seville, in addition to having studied at the l’ENSA Val-de-Seine, Paris, and holding a Master in Advanced Projects from the School of Architecture in Madrid. Whilst studying, she also performed her first professional work with the MGM and JLTrillo studios, and as an assistant professor in the unit directed by Emilio Tuñón.
    In 2013 she was awarded the Arquia Foundation Grant, which enabled her to spend four years in the studio of Alberto Campo Baeza, where she worked on projects such as the Louvre Conservation Centre in Liévin, the athletic centre of Francisco de Vitoria University in Madrid, and the MALI museum in Lima. In 2018, she founded the Jiménez&Linares studio  headquartered in Seville. Jiménez Sánchez has been recognised with multiple awards, such as the 2014 Arquideas Grant, the Otis 2016 Award, and the prize in the Richard H. Driehaus  Architecture Competition, awarded by prestigious jurors such as Nieto&Sobejano and the Architecture and Society Foundation.

    Abelardo Linares del Castillo-Valero
    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture (ETSA) in Seville, where he graduated in 2012 in the top ten of his class. He holds a Master in International Building Project Management from the Universidad Europea de Madrid. He worked in the studio of Rafael de la Hoz, where he performed his first professional jobs: first as an architect and then as the business developer for France until late 2017. The presence of the Heritage has been a crucial factor in Linares del Castillo-Valero’s career, beginning with
    his work as a researcher at the University of Seville’s Architectural History department. He followed this with his master’s thesis on the application of project management in managing heritage projects, and then with his latest projects in Madrid and Seville, in addition to his work for the Driehaus Competition. In 2018, he founded the Jiménez&Linares studio headquartered in Seville.

    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

    Fundación EKABA

    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.
    Manuel Navarrete
    Guest Lecturer

    He is a carpenter and cabinetmaker. Navarrete began his apprenticeship at the tender age of 13 in various traditional workshops in Madrid (coopers, wagonbuilders, carpenters, cabinetmakers…). With the foundation of the lessons he learned from these now vanished masters, his restlessness led him to constantly continue his education on his own.

    From his workshop in Torrelavega, in Cantabria, he has worked with coffered ceilings and structural carpentry, unique flooring solutions, stairs, and other woodwork since 1984. But in addition to this he also crafts unique work in a field that is almost extinct, namely producing wooden machinery for mills, fullers and other wooden artefacts. His portfolio also includes multiple restoration projects in the Seminario Mayor of the Pontifical University of Comillas, the reconstructionof the Colegiata of San Miguel de Alfaro, in La Rioja, and the restoration of the roof of San Miguel church in Rasines, Cantabria.

    Isabel Ordieres Díez

    Universidad de Alcalá de Henares

    Guest Lecturer

    She holds PhD in History of Art and is a Full Professor at the School of Architecture of the Universidad de Alcalá (Madrid), teaching subjects related to Heritage and Restoration. She is an author of books on the History of Restoration and on Spanish Heritage, she has also written monographs on Cantabrian architects from the 19th century and the first third of the 20th century, as well as about vernacular architecture in Cantabria. She has developed diverse research activities and workshops on the rehabilitation of historic centres and cultural landscapes.

    She usually works in interdisciplinary teams in restoration projects for both public and private institutions. She participates as a guest lecturer in numerous courses and masters related to Restoration and Cultural Affairs Management in Spain and Latin America. She is a member of the Board of Hispania Nostra, and has directed the magazine of this association from 2011 to 2018. She is also a member of the Antonio Font de Bedoya Foundation, which awards the Iberian Prizes for Research on Traditional Architecture.

    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.

    Eduardo Ruiz de la Riva

    Universidad de Cantabria

    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture, he juggles his professional practice with academic, as Professor of Urbanism at the Universidad de Cantabria. He has been guest lecturer at numerous universities, such as Edimburgh (UK), Politécnica de Madrid, San Sebastian, Castilla-La Mancha, Menéndez Pelayo and Valladolid (Spain), North Carolina and Charlotte (USA).

    He has published and participated in the publication of about twenty books, many papers in journals and other documents specialized in Architecture and Urbanism.

    As architect and urban planner, he is focused especially on the problems of Urban Design and Territorial Planning, as well as on Heritage Protection and Rehabilitation, in particular that from rural areas. He has widely researched the domestic architecture, houses and villages, also as a base for his projects.

    His work has been recognized and awarded different prizes, such as, among others, two Special Mentions in the National Urbanism Awards (1978 and 1987), the Medal of Honor of the Europa Nostra Awards (1989), the University of Cantabria Research Prize (2004) and the Awards of the Institute of Architects of Cantabria (1990,1994,1996, 2000, 2010, 2012, 2014).

    Lander Uncilla Cortaberria
    Guest Lecturer

    Graduated with a degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture of Donostia-San Sebastián, he holds a Masters in Building Structures from the School of Architecture in Madrid (Madrid Polytechnic University).

    He is currently developing his PhD at the University of the Basque Country, on Architectural Composition, exploring the relations between construction, nature and people. He is also studying Philosophy in the UNED.

    Interested in crafts, he practised carpentry and forge in the Palacio de Cotilla School in Guadalajara and he collaborated in the development of the National Network of Traditional Building Masters.

    As an architect, his practice includes collaborations with several Architectural offices since 2006: Among others, “Landia Arkitektura” (2006-2009) and “Bayon Arquitectos, S.L.P” (2011-2015).

    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

    Monday 8

    The main group will depart from Madrid early in the morning. In the afternoon the group will arrive to Polientes, in the Valderredible municipality, the town which will be hosting the Summer School. Once in polientes there will be an introduction of all professors, participants and hosts, followed by brief presentations on INTBAU activities in Spain and on the Summer School program.

    Tuesday 9

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

    Wednesday 10

    A bus will take the group during the full day to visit the region. 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 11

    A bus will take the group during the full day to visit diverse towns and places in the area. 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 12

    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 13

    The traditional building and architecture patterns catalogue 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 14

    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 Polientes. In the evening some local leisure activities will be scheduled.

    Monday 15

    Diverse design study cases will be identified and assigned to different groups to develop several upgrade proposals for the urban areas in the Valderredible 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 16

    During the full day participants, divided in several groups, will use the developed research to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas.

    Wednesday 17

    During the full day participants, divided in several groups, will use the developed research to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas.

    Thursday 18

    During the full day participants, divided in several groups, will use the developed research  to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas.

    Friday 19

    During the full day participants, divided in several groups, will use the developed research  to design different upgrade proposals for the studied areas.

    Saturday 20

    Final edition of the design proposals and the patterns catalogue 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 21

    A bus will take the main group back to Madrid.

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