New Vernacular Architecture International Seminar 2019

Results

Extract

Coinciding with the Award Ceremony of the Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture 2019, as in previous editions, an International Seminar was held, on this occasion under the title New Vernacular Architecture, on 17 and 18 October at the Polytechnic University of Madrid School of Architecture (Conference Room on the Third Floor).

Presentation

Coinciding with the Award Ceremony of the Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture 2019, as in previous editions, an International Seminar was held, this time under the title New Vernacular Architecture, on October 17 and 18 at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid School of Architecture. It has been organized by INTBAU, the Rafael Manzano Prize for New Traditional Architecture and the School of Architecture of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, thanks to the support of the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust, through a grant from the Chicago Community Foundation for the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Fund, and the collaboration of the Fundación Ekaba, the Fundação Serra Henriques, the Escola Superior Gallaecia, the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, and the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional (CIAT-UPM).

Program
Videos of the lectures

Program

Publication

In this publication New Vernacular Architecture, the extract of every lecture, as well as information on the initiatives developed by Richard H. Driehaus in Spain and Portugal, have been gathered, as every year. It can be downloaded for free here.

Videos of the lectures

The record and digital edition of these conferences, which can be visited through the links, has been made by the audiovisual services team of the School of Architecture of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

17 October

Welcome session Manuel Blanco Lage, Javier Cenicacelaya and Alejandro García Hermida

First Session: New Vernacular Architecture I

Apuntes sobre Arquitectura Vernácula Rafael Manzano Martos

Béjar ante el espejo Abelardo Linares del Castillo Valero and Elena Jiménez Sánchez

La arquitectura tradicional navarra como referente para el proyecto Cerquo en Olite Estefanía Fernández-Cid Fernández-Viña, Xavier Espinós Bermejo, Lucía Espinós Bermejo and Rodrigo Toro Sánchez

Second Session: New Vernacular Architecture II

For an architecture which is based on urbanism Nada Breitman-Jakov and Marc Breitman

New Urban Projects in Central America Leon Krier

Discussion Panel: Vernacular Architecture in Contemporary Practice Manuel Blanco Lage, Javier Cenicacelaya, Melissa DelVecchio. Michael Lykoudis and Leon Krier. Moderator David Rivera

18 October

 

Third Session: Traditional Building Crafts and the Continuity of Vernacular Architecture

Carpintería Patrimonial: Las Puertas de Orejeras Ecijanas Miguel Ángel Balmaseda Rosa

El artesano como aliado del arquitecto. Ejemplos en la ciudad de Écija Fernando Martín Sanjuán

Debate after the third session of the seminar

Forth Session: Modern Vernacular Architecture in the Contemporary World

Vernacular as Style? Robert Adam

The Southern California Vernacular Stefanos Polyzoides

La continuidad de lo vernáculo en la arquitectura portuguesa moderna José Baganha

El desarrollo del Regionalismo en la arquitectura española Fernando Vela Cossío

Debate after the forth session of the seminar

Final Session

Actuaciones en la arquitectura tradicional de Albarracín Antonio Almagro

Form follows construction: Our journey through traditional architecture Antonio Maria Braga y Alberto Castro Nunes

Iniciativas para la promoción de la construcción y arquitectura tradicionales en España y Portugal Alejandro García Hermida Conclusions Carol Wyant

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