Below you can find a selection of news related to traditional building, architecture and urbanism:
– News –
The works of the winning project of the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition for Olite have begun
The works of the first phase of the winning project of the Richard H. Driehaus Architecture Competition for Olite, designed by Estefanía Fernández-Cid Fernández-Viña, Xavier Espinós Bermejo, Lucía Espinós Bermejo, and Rodrigo Toro Sánchez, are already underway.
Deadline for submitting proposals to the Architecture Challenge has been extended
The deadline for submitting proposals to the Architecture Challenge organized by INTBAU has been extended until January 31. The competition brief has also been simplified and the prize has been doubled. More information can be found at the following link.
Lucien Steil’s Travel Sketches from Elsewhere & Nowhere, published by Ediciones Asimétricas, is now available for purchase
The richly illustrated book features an introductory note by Leon Krier and a foreword by Clive Aslet. Lucien Steil has been actively involved in traditional architecture and urban planning projects, which have become a fundamental part of his teaching and practice
Paco Luis Martos will receive the Craftsmanship Award of Andalusia 2022
The master carpenter Paco Luis Martos, specialized in carpentry and winner of the Richard H. Driehaus Building Arts Award, has been one of the personalities recognized with the Craftsmanship Award of Andalusia.
– Education –
Homo Faber courses with Italian master Danilo Dianti
Homo Faber has organized several courses in Mansilla de las Mulas, in the province of León. On October 4, 5 and 6 there will be a course on “Cocciopesto and waterproof mortar with lime” and on October 8 and 9 another on “Lime paints with organic and inorganic materials”
Course on advanced structural carpentry
Angel María Martín, master carpenter and member of the Spanish Network of Traditional Building Crafts Masters, will deliver the course “Cálculo y diseño de una armadura ochavada con lazo apeinazado de 16 y 8” between November 7 and 11, 2022 at the Escuela de Carpintería de lo Blanco de Puente Genil.
You can find more details in the image that accompanies this note.
On October 8 and 9, the “Ancient Metallurgy Conference” will take place in Otero de los Herreros
The master blacksmith Thomas Mink, member of INTBAU Spain and the Spanish Network of Traditional Building Crafts Masters, will deliver the lecture “Iron production in antiquity”.
You can find more information in the image that accompanies this note.
– Conferences, seminars and lectures –
Symposium organized by the Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional (CIAT-UPM)
The Centro de Investigación de Arquitectura Tradicional (CIAT) has organized this symposium, which will take place on October 7 in the Conference Room, ETSAM (UPM), as part of the commemorative program of the 25th anniversary of the Center.
Third edition of the Dry Stone Week
The third edition of Dry Stone Week will be held from November 25 to December 4, 2022, coinciding with the fourth anniversary of the declaration of the dry stone technique as Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Lecture ” El Mercado Central de Valencia y su cerámica arquitectónica”
The UNESCO Chair “Earthen architectures, building cultures and sustainable development” has published a new lecture entitled “El Mercado Central de Valencia y su cerámica arquitectónica”, which was delivered by Francisco Hidalgo Delgado (UPV).