The third International Conference on Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism will be held on November 18, 19 and 20, 2022


  • The conference will be held in person on November 18th, 19th and 20th, 2022.



  • The in-person program will focus on a series of lectures and debates on the selected topics. These lectures and debates will include both the selected presenters and guest speakers and will be dealing with the diverse topics of the conference. The presentations will be recorded and made available on the conference website weeks after the conference.

In Person Program


Registration is FREE but NECCESSARY

Places are VERY LIMITED.

In order to book a slot, please, fill in the form. The reservation of a place will be confirmed by mail. More practical details will also be given by said means

Previously recorded

Presentations of selected papers

These presentations will be virtual and will be recorded and made available on the website prior to the Conference.

Instructions for the selected authors to prepare presentations will be provided once the selection is notified.

In person and recorded


Guest speakers will lecture on the topics of the conference. These talks will be recorded and uploaded to the website conference several weeks after the event.

Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee is made up by experts that will peer-review and evaluate the submissions following the usual protocols of scientific journals.

Find out more about the Scientific Committee of this conference on the website of the Journal of Traditional Building Architecture and Urbanism


Organizing Institutions

The International Conference on Traditional Building Architecture and Urbanism: Architecture and Community is organized by INTBAU, the Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture and the School of Architecture of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, with the collaboration of Kalam, the Fundação Serra Henriques and the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional (CIAT-UPM).


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 Spanish and Portugese Chapters of INTBAU collaborate closely carrying out several joint initiatives.

Rafael Manzano Prize

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 ensembles, and with new buildings.

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM)