Building Conservation and Regeneration II

Master's degree in Urban Rehabilitation
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 4,0 OT

- Jorge Morarji dos Remédios Dias Mascarenhas
- Maria de Lurdes Belgas da Costa

Having attended thye courses Building Conservation and Rehabilitation I.

On completion of this unit the students should have acquired technical and scientific skills in the field of materials and maintenance, rehabilitation, regeneration and reinforcement techniques.They should also be able to make regeneration proposals and work as part of interdisciplinary teams.

Conservation and rehabilitation techniques: outer walls; inner walls; ceilings, roofs, flat roofs, wall and floor coverings; Spans: outer and inner.Thermal and acoustic rehabilitation of buildings.
Different techniques for special interventions in the regeneration and reinforcement of buildings.
Presentation of practical cases.

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment consists of a written test (45%) with minimum pass mark of 9.5/20, an oral presentation (15%) an a final project on regeneration techniques (40%).

- Freitas, V. e Abrantes, V. (2009). Patorreb 2009. (Vol. I e II). Porto: FEUP
- Abrantes, V. e Freitas, V. (2006). Patorreb 2006. (Vol. I e II). Porto: FEUP
- Mascarenhas, J. (2012). Reabilitação Urbana. (Vol. XIII). Lisboa: Livros Horizonte
- Freitas, V. (2102). Manual de Apoio à Reabilitação de Edifícios. Porto: Ordem dos Engenheiros

Method of interaction
Lectures. Project and practical case presentation with critical analysis by the students. Practical project works focused on the application of rehabilitation techniques.

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