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1.1 Key-people identified:

  • Alexandre Bastos, architect. He designed and built more than 20 rammed earth dwellings.
  • Alice Tavares, architect, PhD student at the University of Aveiro. She is developing a rehabilitation manual for existing adobe constructions in Ílhavo.
  • Ana Velosa, engineer, PhD, researcher in development of lime plasters for earth constructions conservation.
  • Aníbal Costa, engineer, PhD, researcher in structural behaviour of earthen walls; supervisor of dissertations in earthen architecture; co-organiser of 5ºATP, in Aveiro.
  • Bartolomeu Costa Cabral, architect. He design and built 1 rammed earth house.
  • Catarina Pereira, architect, Masters from CRATerre-ENSAG; coordinator and teacher of several workshops in earthen architecture.
  • Célia Macedo, architect. MSc in Sustainable Building. Thesis on thermal comfort of earthen architecture. Runs website "research.terra" and blog "theroofabovemyhead".
  • Conceição Lopes, archaeologist, PhD in archaeology. Coordinator of CEAUCP, responsible of excavations on earthen archaeological sites in Upper Mesopotamia.
  • Daniel Bastos, engineer at Municipality of Murtosa. He has a good knowledge on the traditions related to the adobe production and traditional construction practice
  • Eduardo Carvalho, architect, architectural company Plano B. He designed several projects using earth and built 3 buildings in earthen architecture.
  • Eva Quaresma, architect, member of the direction board of the association Centro da Terra; teacher in earthen architecture workshops, co-runs the blog arquitecturasdeterra.
  • Fernando Cartaxo, engineer, owns Fradical entreprise. He researches in earth and lime plasters.
  • Fernando Pinto, architect. PAT 92; Co-organiser of Terra 93; Chairman of ICOMOS ISCEAH; Serpa School Tech. Responsible; International consultant, lecturer, editor.
  • Fernando Varanda, architect, PhD in earthen architecture, researcher, consultant and author of four books in earthen architecture.
  • Filipe Gonzalez, architect, Masters in earthen architecture. Published a book about the geometry of earthen architecture.
  • Filipe Jorge, architect. Director of Argumentum publications, responsible for the publishing management of several publications on earthen architecture.
  • Francisco Freire, architect, architectural company Plano B. He designed several projects using earth and built 3 buildings in earthen architecture.
  • Francisco Seixas, builder, responsible for the enterprise 'Betão e Taipa'. He builds in rammed earth and CEB in Portugal and Spain.
  • Graça Jalles, architect. She designed and built 4 houses in rammed earth.
  • Guilherme Quintino, architect, PhD, builder and producer of CEB's, he designed and built more than 20 CEB houses.
  • Henrique Schreck, architect. He designed and built more than 40 buildings in rammed earth. He receives people with interest for internships in earthen architecture.
  • Humberto Varum, engineer, PhD, researcher in structural behaviour of earthen walls; supervisor of dissertations in earthen architecture; co-organiser of 5ºATP, in Aveiro.
  • Isa Sequeira, designer. Masters in conservation of earthen architecture. Published a book about adobe production and construction in Algarve.
  • Jacob Merten, technical engineer. He is a researcher at CIESG. He was responsible for the technical intervention at Casas dos Romeiros, in Alcácer do Sal.
  • João Alberto Correia, architect, Masters, PhD. He designed and built 1 rammed earth building in Évora (ETAR).
  • Jorge Pinto, engineer, PhD, researcher in the characterization of existing "tabique" constructions in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro region.
  • José Alberto Alegria, architect. Pioneer of new earthen architecture in Portugal, designed and built private/public buildings in earth. Coordinator of seminars/publications.
  • José Trindade Chagas, architect, Master in conservation of earthen architecture, PhD. He did the conservation works of Alcácer do Sal earthen fortress during the eighties.
  • Luis Gama, architect, architectural company Plano B. He designed several projects using earth and built 3 buildings in earthen architecture.
  • Luís Santiago, architect, with a Masters in Conservation. His dissertation concerns adobe construction in Portugal.
  • Maria Fernandes, architect, PAT92 and 96, Master in conservation, researcher and consultant, co-editor of several books and seminars in earthen architecture.
  • Maria Emília Lima, architect at Municipality of Aveiro. She has experience in rehabilitation of adobe constructions.
  • Mariana Correia, architect. Masters from CRATerre-ENSAG, PhD, researcher and consultant, co-author of earthen architecture books, directs ATP seminars in Portugal.
  • Miguel Mendes, architect. Masters from CRATerre-ENSAG; coordinator and teacher of several workshops in earthen architecture.
  • Miguel Peixinho, architect. He designed and built 3 rammed earth houses.
  • Miguel Rocha, architect, first President of the CdT; responsible for technical conservation on earthen monumental projects, teacher at Serpa school 1997-2003.
  • Patrícia Bruno, architect, Masters in conservation and PhD in archaeology. Member of the direction of the association Centro da Terra (CdT).
  • Patrícia Lourenço, architect, Masters in earthen architecture; ancient member of the direction of the association Centro da Terra.
  • Paulina Faria, engineer, PAT94, Masters in building construction, PhD in conservation, consultant and researcher in conservation and lime and earthen renders and plasters.
  • Pedro Alves Abreu, architect, actual vice-president of the association Centro da Terra; responsible for workshops in earthen architecture, runs the blog arquitecturasdeterra.
  • Peter Vogel, draftsman, builds in rammed earth in Alentejo.
  • Rui Graça, architect. He designed and built 2 houses in rammed earth.
  • Susana Sequeira, architect, designed and built 2 houses in rammed earth. Member of the association Matriz, where she coordinates workshops in earthen architecture.
  • Teresa Beirão, architect. She designed and built more than 20 rammed earth houses; third and actual President of the association Centro da Terra.
  • Vera Schmidberger, architect, did the design of 5 houses in earthen architecture; second President of the association Centro da Terra.
  • Victor Mestre, architect, researcher in earthen vernacular heritage. Masters in conservation, He designed two projects in earthen architecture.

 

1.2 Key-institutions identified:

  • ASSOCIAÇÃO AL MOUATAMID IBN ABBAD – Association for intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean area, based in Silves. Developed different seminars and conferences about earthen and vernacular architecture. Co-organizer of the RIPPAM 3 (Universidade Lusíada), in 2009, in Lisbon and Silves.
  • CdT - Associação Centro da Terra, association for the study of earthen architecture, based in Santiago do Cacém. Several professionals and academics in earthen architecture are members of this national association (www.centrodaterra.org).
  • CEAUCP - Centro de Estudos Arqueológicos das Universidades de Coimbra e Porto, unit I&D/ FCT. Co-organized in Coimbra, in 2010, the 6ºATP-9ºSIACOT, 6th seminar of earthen architecture in Portugal, member of ARCANE — Synchronizing Cultures and Civilizations of the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Third Millennium BC, financed by the European Science Foundation and member of the European Centre for Upper Mesopotamian Studies (www.uc.pt/uid/cea).
  • CIESG research center from Escola Superior Gallaecia - develops RD&T in earthen architecture, vernacular heritage, among other disciplinary areas. CIESG was a partner in three Culture 2000 research projects in earthen architecture, approved by the European Union, as several others national and Iberian research projects. (www.esg.pt/ciesg)
  • ESG/ Escola Superior Gallaecia, university school ESG is a member of UNESCO Chair in earthen architecture, co-organizer since 2003 of the Portuguese earthen architecture Seminars (Seminário ATP-Arquitectura de Terra em Portugal). ESG organizes several events in earthen architecture and was the promoter of more than 10 publications regarding the subject area (www.esg.pt).
  • FCO – Foundation Convento da Orada, Foundation for the Rehabilitation and Protection of Architectural Heritage. Funder and co-organizer of the Portuguese ATP seminars.
  • MATRIZ – Association for local development, based in Odemira. Developed several workshops and trainings in earthen architecture ( Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. )
  • UA – University of Aveiro, Department of Civil Engineering. Co-organizer of the 5ºATP, 5th Seminar of earthen architecture in Portugal, in 2007, in Aveiro (www.ua.pt).
  • UNL – Nova University of Lisbon, Department of Civil Engineering. Co-organizer of the First CdT Workshop on Earthen Architecture, in Caparica Campus (www.unl.pt).

 

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1.4 Sites identified:

Contemporary architecture:

  • Architect Alexandre Bastos
    • Farm House "Monte do Carvalhal" in São Luis, Odemira, Portugal
  • Architect Bartolomeu Costa Cabral
    • House and Painting Studio, in Aldeia do Salvado, Beja, Portugal
  • Architect Guilherme Quintino
    • Several projects - http://www.terracrua.com/lang/en_GB/
  • Architect Graça Jalles
    • Farm House "Monte Novo dos Troviscais" in São Luís, Odemira, Portugal - http://www.arquitecturadeterra.com/pt.html
  • Architect Henrique Schreck
    • Farm House "Monte das Perderneiras" in Cravinho, São Teotónio, Portugal - http://www.arquitecturadeterra.com/pt.html
  • Architect João Alberto Correia
    • Monitoring Centre Building for the Residual Water Treatment Station (ETAR), in Évora, Portugal
  • Architect José Alberto Alegria
    • Market in Guia, Albufeira, Portugal
  • Architect Pedro Alves Abreu + ACL Arquitects
    • House in Carcavelos, Portugal
  • Architect Rui Graça
    • Rural Tourism facilities "Naturarte", São Luis, Portugal -http://www.naturarte.pt/
  • Architect Teresa Beirão,
  • Architect Vera Schmidberger
    • Agriculture warehouse in Cascais, Portugal
    • Municipality Archive of Ferreira do Alentejo, Portuagal
    • House remodelling in Cascais, Portugal
    • House remodelling in Lisbon, Portugal
    • Building refurbishment in Angueira (Trás-os-Montes), Portugal
    • House remodelling in Penedo, Portugal.
  • Plano B Arquitectura (Eduardo Carvalho, Francisco Freire, Luís Gama)
    • Swimming Pool in Ourém (http://www.planob.com)
    • House in Arruda dos Vinhos (http://planob-arruda.blogspot.com)
    • Pavillion in Benedita (http://planob-barafunda.blogspot.com)
    • Several design competitions using earth, several temporary structures using earth (http://www.planob.com)
 
 
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