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

Details coming soon

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.



Guest speakers will introduce each session live. These introductory talks will be related to the topics of the different sessions and serve as a basis for the panel discussions included in each one of them.

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)