- The conference is held in person in different locations of Spain and Portugal each November. It is also possible to follow it online since most of its cotents are available on this website.
- It includes discussions, lectures by international architects and demonstrations by traditional building trades masters.
- The online programme is complemented by a series of pre-recorded lectures which is available on the Conference website. These lectures are based on the articles, essays and works submitted to the fourth issue of the Journal of Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism.
- The in-person program will focus on a series of lectures and discussions on the selected topics. These lectures and discussions 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
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.
LECTURES BY GUEST SPEAKERS
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.
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.
Urban composition and place making
Urban designs based on traditional patterns.
Town landscape and contextual architecture.
Vernacular urban patterns.
Civic art and public spaces.
Social and environmental sustainability in urban design.
Cultural landscapes related to traditional building patterns.
Traditional architecture and local identity
New traditional and vernacular designs.
History and theory of new traditional and vernacular architecture.
Studies on traditional and vernacular architecture of particular places or regions.
Preservation and transformation of local identity in architecture.
Social aspects of traditional architecture, its preservation and its contemporary continuity.
Practice of conservation and restoration of traditional and vernacular architecture.
Architectural tradition, environment and sustainability.
Traditional building crafts.
Traditional building techniques and materials.
Regional and local building patterns.
Social, environmental and economic impact of traditional building.
Intangible heritage studies related to traditional building practice.
Continuation and preservation of traditional building crafts.
Education and training programs in these fields
Robert Adam, INTBAU UK
Antonio Almagro Gorbea, Architect
Pablo Álvarez Funes, Architect
Selena Anders, University of Notre Dame
Ricardo Arosemena, Architect
José Baganha, Traditional Building Cultures Foundation and INTBAU Portugal
Miguel Ángel Balmaseda Rosa, Carpenter
Manuel Blanco Lage, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Pier Carlo Bontempi, Architect
Mieke Bosse, INTBAU Netherlands
Antonio Maria Braga, Architect
Nada Breitman-Jakov, Architect
Marc Breitman, Architect
Ricardo Cambas, Centro de los Oficios de León
Agustín Castellanos, Centro de los Oficios de León
Alberto Castro Nunes, Architect
Javier Cenicacelaya, Universidad del País Vasco and INTBAU Spain
Ken de Cooman, Architect
José Cornelio da Silva, Architect
Mariana Correia, Universidade Portucalense
Maurice Culot, ARCAS
Melissa DelVecchio, RAMSA
Alberto Diaz Nogal, Centro de los Oficios de León
Aritz Díez Oronoz, Universidad del País Vasco
Oriol Domínguez Martínez, Architect
Richard Economakis, University of Notre Dame
Aina Espases, Consell de Mallorca
Xavier Espinós Bermejo, Architect
Lucía Espinós Bermejo, Architect
Estefanía Fernández-Cid Fernández-Viña, Architect
Jerònia Florit, Consell de Mallorca
Manuel Fortea, Universidad de Extremadura
Christine Franck, INTBAU USA
Jesús García Calderón
José Luis García Grinda, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Alejandro García Hermida, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Traditional Building Cultures Foundation and INTBAU Spain
Francisco Garrido Rus, Blacksmith
José Garrido Rus, Blacksmith
Leopoldo Gil Cornet, Traditional Building Cultures Foundation and INTBAU Spain
Pedro Pablo Godoy, Architect
Luis Fernando Gómez-Stern, Architect
Donald Gray, Architect
Mohamad Hamaouie, INTBAU Levant
Marjorie Hunt, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Juan de Dios de la Hoz Martínez, Traditional Building Cultures Foundation
Jaime de Hoz Onrubia, Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio and CIAT-UPM
Imanol Iparraguirre Barbero, Universidad del País Vasco
Valeriano Jaurrieta, stonemason
Tomasz Jelenski, Cracow University of Technology and INTBAU Polska
Elena Jiménez Sánchez, Architect
Manolis Korres, Architect
Leon Krier, Architecture and Urbanism Consultant
Abelardo Linares del Castillo Valero, Architect
Scott Liddle, Turquoise Mountain
Sara Lobón, Architect
Michael Lykoudis, University if Notre Dame
Taisto Mäkëla, University of Colorado Denver
Rafael Manzano Martos, Architect
Carlos Martín Jiménez, Stonemason
Fernando Martín Sanjuán, Architect
Frank Martínez, University of Miami
David Mayernik, Architect
Ettore Mazzola, University of Notre Dame
José Miguel Merino de Cáceres, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Gabriel Montero Fernandez de Boadilla
Juan Moya, Architect
Manalee Nanavati, Architect
Enrique Nuere Matauco, Architect
José Carlos Palacios Gonzalo, Architect
Julio Jesús Palomino Anguí
Stefanos Polyzoides, University of Notre Dame
Luis Prieto Prieto, Traditional Building Cultures Foundation
Fátima Quesada de la Cuesta, Ceramist
Enrique Rabasa Díaz, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
David Rivera Gámez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Simon Sandinski, The Prince’s Foundation
Alireza Sagharchi, Architect
Salma Samar Damluji, Architect
Carlos Sánchez, Architect
María Sánchez, Architect
Miguel Sobrino González, Draftsman and Sculptor
Lucien Steil, University of Notre Dame
Rodrigo Toro Sánchez, Architect
Fernando Vela Cossío, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and CIAT-UPM
Marcel Vellinga, Oxford Brookes University
Samir Younés, University of Notre Dame
The International Conference on Traditional Building Architecture and Urbanism is organized thanks to Richard H. Driehaus by Traditional Building Cultures Foundation.
With the collaboration of INTBAU, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid School of Architectre (ETSAM), Kalam, the Fundação Serra Henriques and the Ordem dos Arquitetos.