Built Heritage Characterisation

Master's degree in Urban Rehabilitation, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 11549/2014 - 15/09/2014

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Know the evolution of architectural styles and techniques of vernacular and erudite construction so that the future professional when having to intervene in an urban area or a building understands its construction and respects the cultural values in question

Program
2-History of cities and urban development
Layout and organization of cities
3-Classical architecture
(Context, typologies, architectural characterization,constructive characterization and nomenclature)
3.1-classical antiquity (Greece and Rome)
3.2-Byzantine architecture and Romance
3.3-Gothic Architecture
3.4-Renaissance
3.5 Classicism and Baroque (Sec.XVII-XVIII)
Enlightenment (Baixa)
3.6-Neoclassical and historicisms
3.7-Portugal: 1850-1910
3.8-The avant-garde movements and modernism
3.9-Portugal in the XX century
3.10 contemporary-architecture - between the "generic and the delirious"
4-Portuguese architecture vernacular
Urban residential buildings
rural buildings
5-traditional building techniques
6-Evolution of some urban systems
Water supply, bridges, roads, gardens, transport and sewage systems
7-History of some materials used in construction
8-Nomenclature of Architecture and construction

Evaluation Methodology
Assignment preparation and presentation of writing work
-Caracterization of vernacular architecture (maximum 40 pages)
Examination waiver with a grade equal or higher than 9.5
Exam
-Presentation of writing work of caracterization of Portuguese vernacular architecture

Bibliography
- Mansel, G. (1997). Anatomia da Arquitectura. Rio de Janeiro: Ao Livro Técnico
- Nuttgens, P. (2006). Architecture from the first civilizations to the present day. Londres: Mitchell Beazley
- AA, A. (1988). Arquitectura Popular Portuguesa. (Vol. I, II ,III). Lisboa: Associação dos Arquitectos Portugueses
- Puig Grau, A. (1990). Síntese dos Estilos Arquitectónicos. Lisboa: Plátano

Method of interaction
Lectures supported by illustrations and data show with an emphasis on the construction processes associated with the socio-economical context.

Software used in class
Not applicable.