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Information 2022-2023 edition

30th Edition
60 ECTS (392 teaching hours)
Blended learning
Language of instruction
Payment of enrolment fee options

The enrolment fee can be paid:
- In a single payment to be paid within the deadline specified in the letter of admission to the programme.
- In two instalments:

  • 60% of the amount payable, to be paid within the deadline specified in the letter of admission to the programme.
  • Remaining 40% to be paid up to 90 days at the latest after the starting date of the programme.
- In four instalments, splitting the payment by direct debit:
  • 40% of the amount payable, to be paid within the deadline specified in the letter of admission to the programme.
  • The remaining 60% will be divided into 3 direct debit payments, which will be distributed equidistantly between the beginning and end of classes.
  • The student must have and be the holder of a bank account with IBAN ESXX
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Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.
Next course
October 2023
Wednesday: 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Thursday: 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Friday: 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Taught at
ETSAB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 649
Why this master's degree?
The master in Restoration of Architectural Monuments has a long history in the study and analysis of historical monuments, as well as groups, subgroups and historical landscapes of Catalonia.

Throughout its editions, the master's degree has been able to adapt to new times and new technologies, offering students a program based on the experience and wisdom of the past three decades and the best of current technology.

There have been many student architects, technical architects, historians, art historians, archaeologists or restorers who have completed the master's degree, forming a community of more than 400 European and Latin American graduates. These former students and their works, deposited in the Graphic Archive of the ETSAB Library, and the publications and exhibitions carried out are our greatest pride and the basis of our commitment to the training of professionals in historical heritage and restoration.

We invite you to be part of this great family and to specialize in the discipline of architectural and monumental restoration.
Algunos ejemplos de los proyectos realizados en las diferentes ediciones del máster:

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  • Provide technicians with criteria and professional skills to be able to assess the importance of monuments and monumental ensembles, in order to carry out the interior renovation of historical centres.
  • Recognise the identity of pathologies to be able to intervene respectfully in the restoration of monuments, using the most suitable techniques.
Who is it for?
  • Previous Knowledge or studies on Historic, artistic or arquitectonic Heritage, from the point of view of History, History of art and architecture, Civil Engeneering or Restoration will be deeply appreciated.

Training Content

List of subjects
5 ECTS 42h
Theory and History of Restoration I
  • History of technique
    • In the beginnings of the Architecture (of stone) in Saqqarah.
    • Mimesis, tekhné and metis in the formation of the classical order.
    • The architecture of the Greek temple: stone work and polychrome.
    • Transformation of the role of order, interior space and cohesive construction in Roman imperial architecture.
    • Against classical mimesis (I): Early Christian basilicas.
    • Against classical mimesis (II): Justinian architecture.
    • Crossed looks between Romanesque Europe and medieval Islam (I).
    • Crossed looks between Romanesque Europe and medieval Islam (II).
    • On the construction of the Gothic cathedral (I).
    • On the construction of the Gothic cathedral (II).
  • Restoration theory
    • The cultural construction of the Historical Monument.
    • Humanism before Antiquity. Genesis of the idea of ​​monument and its restoration.
    • Illustration. Neoclassicism and Antiquity. The archaeological restoration of Valadier and Stern.
    • Revolution, vandalism. The management of inheritance and new institutions.
    • Romanticism and the discovery of the Middle Ages. The national monuments.
    • The "Conservation Movement" as a moral lesson in England. John Ruskin.
    • Stylistic restoration. Gothic as a synthesis. Viollet-le-Duc.
    • The modern city and the monument: hygiene and civic sense, progress and nostalgia.
    • The modern cult of monuments in fin-de-siècle Vienna.
    • The nature conservation movement. The natural monuments.
5 ECTS 44h
Diagnosis of Historic Buildings: Traditional Building Materials and Techniques
  • Analysis and diagnosis of historical structures
- Analysis of vertical structures:
      • Dry stone walls, masonry and ashlars.
      • Raw earth walls, rammed earth and adobe.
      • Brick and mixed walls.
- Analysis of horizontal structures:
      • Arches and vaults. Analysis.
      • Wooden roofs. Roofs, trusses and otherelements. Injuries.
      • Reinforced concrete ceilings. injuries.
      • Metallic structures. ceilings. Railings, carpentry and hardware. injuries.
  • Traditional construction detail redraw
    • Balcony or door redraw with all the elements that make up the carpentry:
      • Plant
      • Raised
      • Section
    • Historical-constructive analysis of the elements treated in class.
4 ECTS 26h
Analysis of Historic Buildings in Barcelona
  • The architecture of Barcelona in history. Constructions and restorations
In this block, the history of Barcelona's heritage will be explained from a heritage point of view, emphasizing the restorations carried out over time and emphasizing the socio-historical-cultural features to understand history from a transversal point of view.
    • From Visigothic Tarraconense to Frankish Gotia (476-987).
    • The Romanesque and the County House of Barcelona (987-1213).
    • Apogee of a capital (from 1213 to 1400).
    • A long decline (1400 to 1714).
    • The city of mercantilism (1714 to 1824).
    • Of the liberalizing measures in the Renaixença (1824-1888).
    • The city of wonders (1888-1929).
    • Comment delivery of works.
  • Introduction to the keys to the urban evolution of Barcelona. The old City
This block will explain the keys to the urban evolution of ancient Barcelona, ​​from the origins of the Roman foundation to the first reforms of the industrial city. It is complemented by field visits to different parts of the old town, such as the Raval neighborhood and the Born area.
    • The territory of the Barcelona plain and urban evolution of the pre-industrial city.
    • Scenarios of modern urban reform in the old city: the Pla de Palau and the Rambla.
    • The industrial city and the introduction of new urban instruments. The case of the neighborhood
    • of the Raval.
  • The architecture of Antoni Gaudi
    • Origin and formation. Between historicism and modernism.
    • The ornament in Gaudí's architecture.
    • Palau Güell and Park Güell. Restorations.
6 ECTS 37h
Urban Morphology
  • Introduction to urban form
a) Theoretical part. Concepts:

      • The territory as heritage. What defines urban form? Basic principles.
      • Methods of reading the city plan. The territorial-urban-architectural dimension.
      • Cerdà's basic ideology. Roads and highways.
      • Three methods of reading the map of a city: evolution, topography and modes of locomotion.
      • Urban categorization.
      • The urban dimension of architecture. Interdependence between the different scales, from the city and the plot to the type and construction systems.
b) Practical part (seminar/workshop):

      • The concepts and analysis methodologies introduced in the theoretical sessions will be applied to a specific case that will be related to the Built Heritage Analysis and Interpretation Workshop subject.
      • Topics will be covered:
        • Territorial evolution, urban evolution, historical chronology, urban elevation and heritage subsets.
  • City case studies
      • Between the city of the industrial age and the capital city. London, Paris, Athens, Florence and Rome.
      • The debates around the transformation of Paris. Between Haussmann and Viollet-le-Duc.
      • The conservation of urban environments: La Grande Place in Brussels and Bruges la Muerta.
      • Charles Bulls and Georges Rodenbach.
      • The Islamic City.
      • Buenos Aires, Mexico.
4 ECTS 18h
Heritage Analysis and Representation Tools I
  • Introduction to photogrammetry
    • The architectural survey.
    • Terrestrial photogrammetry and its geometric foundations.
    • Data collection instruments.
    • Lifting with a photograph.
    • Lifting with photographic pairs.
    • Orthophotography and laser scanner.
    • Point cloud survey.
  • Introduction to software for surveying planimetric
    • Cloud Compare (point cloud manipulation program).
    • MeshLab (three-dimensional mesh creation program).
    • Homograph and RDF (classical photogrammetry).
    • Other programs.
    • Practices.
6 ECTS 19h
Heritage Analysis Workshop
  • Architectural scale
    • In this block, the different measurement systems, the structural identification strategies of the building, as well as the heritage drawing bases will be explained.
    • The urban scale of the Morphology course project will be related to the architectural scale of the Workshop building.
    • Through workshop sessions, students will perform an architectural survey of an existing building within the study area.
  • Detail scale
    • Different types of traditional construction details such as lintels, overhangs, roofs, walls and arches will be explained.
    • The classification of mechanical and chemical pathologies in stone elements through the Italian NORMAL standard and the ICCROM, and in metallic and wooden elements will also be explained.
    • The hygrometric pathologies will be analyzed, and summary plans of the pathologies found and their causes will be made.
5 ECTS 40h
Theory and History of Restoration II
  • History of technique
    • Renaissance: construction at the service of the project.
    • The difficulties of penetration of the Renaissance in Gothic lands.
    • Between the baroque party and the "nuova scienza" of Galileo.
    • Architectures of neoclassicism.
    • Architectures of the first Industrial Revolution: the factory and the house.
    • Theories for understanding the architecture of historicism (I).
    • Theories for understanding the architecture of historicism (II).
    • Destabilization of stylistic codes: fin-de-siècle architecture.
    • Modern Movement.
    • Reviews of the Modern Movement.
  • Restoration theory
    • New conceptual bases of restoration in the 20th century.
    • scientific restoration. From object to context: Gustavo Giovannoni.
    • The construction of heritage in Spain, XIX and XX centuries.
    • Restoration as a critical act. Roberto Pane, Renato Bonelli and Cesare Brandi.
    • The impact of the destructions of the 20th century. The Venice Charter of 1964.
    • New heritage and universal values; confluences on a planetary scale.
    • Other assets. Social and intangible values, universal values. Cultural tourism.
    • The ideological construction of the landscape.
    • After the restoration, what do we do with the heritage? Cultural Management.
    • The interpretation of natural and cultural heritage from Freeman Tilden.
    • Current debates in the global context: heritage defense and its interaction.
  • Archeology in the restoration of monuments
    • Introduction to archaeological methodologies.
    • Stratigraphy and Harris system.
    • The management of the archaeological heritage in the city of Tarragona.
5 ECTS 44h
Intervention Techniques and Accessibility
  • Pathologies and intervention techniques
    • General concepts. Main causes of injuries.
    • Injuries and intervention techniques: Structural consolidation of walls. Intervention in domes and vaults.
    • Auxiliary means for the restoration of monuments: falsework, scaffolding and shoring.
    • Intervention in wooden ceilings: reintegrations and structural reinforcement.
    • Injuries to floors and roofs. Repairs, reinforcements, anti-xylophagous treatments, reintegration of lignite parts, insulation and protection.
    • Roof intervention.
    • Intervention in concrete structures.
    • Injuries and intervention on facades: patinas, dirt, efflorescence, erosion, chipping.
    • Cleaning, consolidation, protection and reintegration of walls.
    • Intervention in metallic elements: carpentry, railings, fittings.
    • Technical report and project report. Methodology.
  • Accessibility
    • Accessibility intervention in historical monuments. People with reduced mobility, lifts, ramps, slopes.
    • Cases of heritage accessibility projects. Regulations and solutions.
  • Materials and construction techniques of the 19th century
    • Materials and techniques.
    • Building typologies and their evolution.
    • behavior over time.
    • Introduction of new materials at the beginning of the 20th century.
    • Post-war construction industry.
  • Lighting and heritage
    • Lighting of restored buildings and spaces.
    • Practical sessions on specific project cases.
4 ECTS 26h
Analysis of Interventions and Management of European Heritage
Theoretical classes

Block of 8 classes in which different interventions grouped according to common characteristics will be critically analyzed:

    • Interventions in the archaeological heritage and classic interventions.
    • Interventions on the skin of buildings.
    • Interventions after a catastrophe.
    • Interventions in the landscape.
    • Interventions in industrial heritage.
    • Interventions in modern heritage.
    • Interventions in theatrical heritage.
  • Wealth management
    • Introduction to monumental management.
    • Museum management.
    • Management of historic centers.
    • Industrial heritage management.
4 ECTS 30h
Writing and Management of Catalogues and Protection Plans
  • Theoretical block
The theoretical part has three large thematic blocks:

a) Definition of the two ways of protection (sectoral and urban planning) that can be directly promoted or generated by town councils to operationally ensure the legal protection of their local heritage. This block is presented in three sections.

      • Heritage protection through urban planning. Legislative Decree 1/2005, of July 26, of the revised text of the urban planning law.
      • Heritage protection through Law 9/1993 of September 30, on Catalan cultural heritage. BCIN and BCIL.
      • Environment for the protection of cultural property of national interest.
b) Urban and territorial structure. The delimitation of the intervention areas and units.

    • This thematic block is intended to convey the need to understand, recognize and value the cultural richness of the territory and urban morphology in any project exercise or drafting of catalogs or other planning figures aimed at the protection of architectural, archaeological, historical heritage. , environment of a municipality.
c) The Special Plan for the protection of architectural, archaeological and/or paleontological and environmental heritage. Presentation of the practice.

  • The objective of this block is to approach the figure of planning of the Special Urban Plan (PIE) and to know the direct applications on the protection of the immovable heritage.

  • Practical block

The theoretical block will be accompanied by a practical block. Each student must analyze the structure, content, operation and essence of a specific heritage protection document.

The student may freely propose a municipality and its approved and current document to analyze.

The delivery will be composed of a written part and a graphic part, in order to have all the possible expression strategies when presenting the analysis.
4 ECTS 18h
Heritage Analysis and Representation Tools II
  • Introduction to Computer Representation and Analysis Programs
    • QGIS.
      • Georeferencing of historical plans.
      • Introduction to GIS technology.
    • BIM.
      • Autodesk Revit.
8 ECTS 48h
Workshop on Intervention Projects
  • Blueprint
    • Current status: situation, surroundings, description and general assessment of the building to be intervened, attaching the file prepared in the Analysis Workshop.
    • Analysis of building materials and construction techniques and their changes over time (chronological chart of construction evolution).
    • Conservation status: determination and location of existing pathologies and their causes.
    • Justification of the aspects and areas to intervene (repair, consolidate, functionally replace, eliminate...).
    • General definition of the proposed use and justification of the concepts used from a heritage, technical, urban, social and regulatory point of view, among other possible ones.
  • Basic project
    • Definition of the architectural proposal in plan, elevation and section, with memory or reflection on finishing materials.
    • Conceptual proposal of solutions for restoration, repair, consolidation.
    • Deepening in the aspects stated in the draft in general. Details, new interventions, construction details, forecast of facilities, etc.
    • Perspectives of study of the proposal, interiors and exteriors, showing its integration in the environment.
  • Executive Project
    • Detailed definition of the architectural proposal. Plants, sections, elevations. Specifications on materials, colors and textures. General justification of regulatory compliance.
    • Detailed definition of the constructive and structural solutions (structural system, system of enclosures and interior partitions, cladding system, etc.).
    • Schematic definition of the facilities and their fit into the project (hidden steps, registers, visual impact).
    • Design elements and accessibility for users with reduced mobility.
    • Final report: background, analysis of the current state, historical report, justifying report of the intervention, economic estimate, planimetry, bibliography.
In cases of students from fields other than architecture, personalized work proposals will be proposed according to the student's profile and always with the desire that they can be integrated with the rest of the work in a transversal way.
Special master's degree issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain it, is necessary to have an official university qualification. Otherwise, the student will receive a course completion certificate of the programme issued by the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya. (See details appearing on the certificate).

Learning methodology

The teaching methodology of the programme facilitates the student's learning and the achievement of the necessary competences.

Learning tools
Participatory lectures
A presentation of the conceptual foundations of the content to be taught, promoting interaction with the students to guide them in their learning of the different contents and the development of the established competences.
Practical classroom sessions
Knowledge is applied to a real or hypothetical environment, where specific aspects are identified and worked on to facilitate understanding, with the support from teaching staff.
Solving exercises
Solutions are worked on by practising routines, applying formulas and algorithms, and procedures are followed for transforming the available information and interpreting the results.
Case studies
Real or hypothetical situations are presented in which the students, in a completely participatory and practical way, examine the situation, consider the various hypotheses and share their own conclusions.
These visits are to specialist centres, companies in the sector or outstanding and important locations in the sector, in order to obtain knowledge in situ of development, production and demonstration environments within the programme.
Students are given technical support in the preparation of the final project, according to their specialisation and the subject matter of the project.
Students are supported when undertaking group work, including theoretical sessions which provide the tools and knowledge needed to achieve a result. Ideas and results are exchanged between all the participating groups.
Assessment criteria
At least 80% attendance of teaching hours is required.
Solving exercises, questionnaires or exams
Individual tests aimed at assessing the degree of learning and the acquisition of competences.
Work out projects
Studies on a specific topic, by individuals or groups, in which the quality and depth of the work is assessed, among other factors.
Completion and presentation of the final project
Individual or group projects in which the contents taught in the programme are applied. The project can be based on real cases and include the identification of a problem, the design of the solution, its implementation or a business plan. The project will be presented and defended in public.
Work placements & employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development employment service appear annually. The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Virtual campus
The students on this master's degree will have access to the My_ Tech_Space virtual campus - an effective platform for work and communication between the course's students, lecturers, directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space provides the documentation for each training session before it starts, and enables students to work as a team, consult lecturers, check notes, etc.

Teaching team

Academic management
  • Hostench Ruiz, Oriol
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    Architect by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Master's degree in Theory and History of the Department of Theory and History of Architecture and Communication Techniques of the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectes de Barcelona (ETSAB) of the UPC and currently, he is a PhD student in the same department. He has been an associate professor at the ETSAB in the subjects of History of Architecture I and II. Member of the research group of the Critical Archive of the Barcelona Model.
Teaching staff
  • Bestraten Castells, Sandra Cinta
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    Architect, professor at the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona, of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), of the subjects: Housing and Cooperation, Low-cost technologies for cooperation. President of the Barcelona Demarcation of the College of Architects of Catalonia (COAC). Partner of Bestraten Hormias Arquitectura. President of the University Without Borders (USF).
  • Buill Pozuelo, Felipe
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    Doctor by the UPC. Professor of Photogrammetry at the EPSEB (UPC). Enginyer Tècnic en Topografia. Licentiate in Geography. Responsible for the photogrammetry laboratory of the EPSEB.
  • Casablancas Balazote, Carles Santiago

    Architect ETSAB Barcelona and Rehabilitation MSc in Conservation of Built Heritage by UNESCO Regional Chair CUJAE-Caribbean and Diploma in Legal and Forensic Architecture UPF. He has developed his professional and academic practice in Cuba (Havana), Ireland (Dublin) and currently Spain (Barcelona) where exercising independent professional specializing in rehabilitation and restoration issues, having worked in heritage properties and BCIL BCIN level.
  • Costa Trost, Margarita
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    Doctor architect by UPC. Associate professor in the Department of Architectural Design, ETSAB and teacher in various Masters of the UPC. Co-author of the book "La protecció del patrimoni cultural immoble. Guia per a l'elaboració dels catàlegs municipals de béns protegits", Diputació de Barcelona, 2009.
  • Garcia Belmonte, Bàrbara

    Architect by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Diploma of advanced studies of research sufficiency for the topic "Architecture and Memory: (re) presentation of the place", Department of Architectural Projects, UPC.
  • González García, Reinald

    Doctor in Art History from the University of Barcelona (UB) where he has taught. He has also taught at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and in the doctoral program in architecture at ESARQ. In recent years he has been an associate professor of the Master of Cultural Heritage Management at the UB. He is the partner and founder of Veclus, S.L., a company dedicated to the study and research of Catalan built heritage since 1987 and with more than a thousand buildings studied within the Catalan sphere and especially in the city of Barcelona. He has directly participated in different Bcin's restoration projects in Catalonia.
  • Graus Rovira, Ramon
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    Architect and technical architect from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Professor of the history of architecture and construction in the Department of Theory and History of Architecture and Communication Techniques at the UPC. His research has focused on the historical study of the interdependencies between technique and architecture during the 19th and 20th centuries. His doctoral thesis "Technical modernization and architecture in Catalonia, 1903-1929" (2012) received the IEC Prize for Theory and Criticism of Architecture Lluís Domènech i Montaner 2014 and the Extraordinary Prize for Doctorate UPC 2014.
  • Gueilburt Talmazan, Luis
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    Sculptor, painter and writer. He has exhibited his work in Reus, Mollet del Vallès, Vich, Moyá and Nagoya. A student of Catalan modernism and Antoni Gaudí, he has written several books on the subject.He was a professor at the Escola Politècnica Superior de Barcelona at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).
  • Hormias Laperal, Emilio
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    Architect, lecturer at the Escola Politècnica Superior d'Edificación de Barcelona of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He teaches the subject Workshop 5: Diagnosis and Workshop 7: Rehabilitation, professor responsible for the subject Intervention Project of the master's degree in Diagnosis and Techniques of Intervention in Building. Partner of Bestraten Hormias Arquitectura. Project coordinator of the association University without Borders (USF). He has developed numerous studies and accessibility plans (Vilanova i la Geltrú, Tarragona, Barcelona and others) in collaboration with public entities and associations.
  • Hostench Ruiz, Oriol
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    Architect by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Master's degree in Theory and History of the Department of Theory and History of Architecture and Communication Techniques of the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectes de Barcelona (ETSAB) of the UPC and currently, he is a PhD student in the same department. He has been an associate professor at the ETSAB in the subjects of History of Architecture I and II. Member of the research group of the Critical Archive of the Barcelona Model.
  • Maristany Carreras, Jordi
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    Doctor Architect by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Professor of the Department of Technology of Architecture of the UPC. He was director of the Department of Architectural Structures and is a member of the research group LITA (Laboratory of Innovation and Technology in Architecture). He is a professor of several postgraduate and master's courses. He has participated in outstanding projects such as the Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA) in the Science and Technology Park of Girona or the integral rehabilitation of the "Estación del Norte" in Barcelona.
  • Martín Nieva, Helena

    Arquitect (2006), musicologist(2009) and Master in Theory and History of architecture (2009). Professor of history of architecture and architecture composition at the School of architecture La Salle. Author of Guia d'Arquitectura de l'Hospitalet: L'obra dels germans Puig Gairalt " (2004).
  • Martínez Díez, Pablo

    Architect for the ETSAB (UPC). Co-founder of the 300,000kms / s study where transdisciplinary architectural projects are carried out, from territorial planning to industrial design through the lighting of spaces. His lighting projects include the Palau de la Música, the Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada and the Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, among others.
  • Menchón Bes, Joan Josep

    Archaeologist, graduated in Ancient History and Archeology from the University of Barcelona (UB, 1989). Master in Heritage Management (1993), Medieval Archeology (1995) and postgraduate in Medieval and Post-medieval Ceramics (1996) from the UB. Technical chief of historical heritage of the Tarragona City Council. Specialist in Roman and medieval archeology, heritage management. Coordinator and director of archaeological works and heritage intervention.
  • Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia
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    PhD in Geological Sciences from the University of Barcelona (UB). Lecturer Serra Hunter, teaching in: Fundamentals of Materials, Chemistry and Geology, and Petris Materials from the Department of Architectural Technology of the Escola Politècnica Superior de Barcelona (EPSEB) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Professor of Pathological Processes and Diagnosis, and Intervention Techniques II, from the master's degree in Diagnosis and Intervention Techniques in Building. Specialist in materials of petri origin from the Materials Laboratory of the EPSEB, and research member of the Interdisciplinary Group of Science and Technology in Building.
  • Navas i Ferrer, Teresa
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    Doctor in Geography and Graduate in History of Art from the University of Barcelona (UB). Associate lecturer at the Department of Theory and History of Architecture (THATC) of the UPC. His research has focused on urban history of Barcelona and its metropolitan area, history of Civil Engineering and Cultural Heritage Management. He works at the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) as a cultural manager and, since 2015, is linked to the project of the European Prize for Urban Public Space at the CCCB.
  • Paricio Casademunt, Antoni

    Doctor of Architecture and Technical Architect from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Professor of Technology in Architecture at the UPC. Professor of the Master of Rehabilitation of the COAATEEB, and of the Sert School of the COAC. Academic director of the postgraduate course in Pathology and Structural Study at COAATEEB. He has been responsible for the Ongoing Training area of ITeC. He has published Secrets of a Constructive System: the Ensanche (1st Edition 2001, 2nd edition 2008) and La casa de coso en el Maresme (2017). His research field has focused on 19th and 20th century architecture and construction.
  • Rosell Amigó, Joan Ramon
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    Doctor of Architecture, Technical Architect and Industrial Organization Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Professor of the Department of Architecture Technology of the UPC. He is a specialist in building materials, pathology of materials and an expert in the diagnosis of buildings. Professor of the subjects of Construction Materials, Diagnosis in Rehabilitation. Director of the Materials Laboratory of the Escola Politècnica Superior de Barcelona (EPSEB) of the UPC and member of the research group GICITED (Interdisciplinary Group of Science and Technology in Building). Author and co-author of different research works related to construction materials and diagnostic processes, published in different books and scientific articles.

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  • Project manager in restoration of heritage in public administrations, in promoters and construction companies.
  • Consultant in professional offices.

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