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Ano Letivo: 2020/21

Mestrado em Reabilitação Urbana

Built Heritage Characterisation

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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


Not applicable.

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

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
3.5 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
-Presentation of writing work of caracterization of Portuguese vernacular architecture

- 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

Teaching Method
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.




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