Alhambra. History and Conservation

Guest:Camilla Mileto & Fernando Vegas. Curriculum Vitae

Depto. Composición Arquitectónica, ETS Arquitectura, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia (Spain). 

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Present situation

- Professors at Universidad Politécnica of Valencia, Spain

- Named experts of the European Program Rehabimed

- Directors of the journal Loggia – Arquitectura & Restauración, UPV, ISSN: 1136-758-X,

- Directors in Spain of the Unitwin UNESCO Chair for Earthen Architecture, Constructive Cultures and Sustainable Development


Main Architectural Works

- Silkworkers garden (Valencia, Spain), 1998. Unbuilt

- Maldonado subsidised housing units (Valencia, Spain), 1999-2007. Built

- Church of S. Pedro at Benifassá, (Castellón, Spain), 2000-2006. Built

- Bellvís Appartments (Valencia, Spain), 2001-2006. Built

- Belltower the Church Sta. Mª Asunción of Vistabella, (Castellón, Spain), 2002-06. Built

- Prelim. Study of Upper Galleries, Myrtles’ Court, Alhambra, (Granada, Spain), 2002-06

- Buddhist Meditation Centre on Monte Boí (Castellón, Spain), 2003. Unbuilt

- Preliminary Study of Little Kitchen, Lion’s Court, Alhambra, (Granada, Spain), 2004

- Conversion of Santa María de Monfero into a hotel, 2004. Competition Accesit

- Extension of Bellvís Appartments, 2004-2006

- Mansión de la Madrina, Valencia 2004-2010. Built

- Càlig Tower (Castellón, Spain), 2005-2010. Built

- Recaredo subsidised housing units (Valencia, Spain), 2005-2010. Built

- Conversion of the former Barbershop at the Alhambra (Granada, Spain), 2007-09. Built

- Master plan for Monzón Castle, (Huesca, Spain), 2007-2009

- Master plan for the historical center of Chelva, (Valencia, Spain), 2008-2010

- Bofilla Tower (Valencia, Spain), 2009-2010. Built

- Church of Linares de Mora (Teruel, Spain), 2009-2012. Built

- La Mola Fortress (Menorca island, Spain), 2011-2013. Built

- Garden of Memory at Vinaròs (Castellón, Spain) 2014-2015. Built

- Mortuary Chapel at Vila-Real (Castellón, Spain), 2014-15. Built



- 1st European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage (Europa Nostra 2004)

- 1st National Research Prize Concepción Arenal 2004, Spain, with J.L. Montero

- Medal Europa Nostra 2008

- 1st European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage (Europa Nostra 2011)

- 1st International Award Domus Restauro e Conservazione 2012

- 1st European Award AADIPA 2013 for the book Homo Faber

- Finalist European Award AADIPA 2013 for the book Aprendiendo a restaurar

- Europa Nostra Mention Award 2013 for the restoration of Bofilla Tower

- 1st Prize S. Miguel M. Aparicio 2014 for a research on the city of Valencia

- Finalist European Award AADIPA 2015 for the book La restauración de la tapia

- 2nd IQU Award 2016 Innovazione e Qualità Urbana for the garden at Vinaròs

- Honourable Mention of the INTBAU Excellence Awards 2016

- International Prize Domus-Special Prize for International Education Section 2017

- 1st Eur. Award AADIPA 2017 for VerSus: Lessons from Vernacular for Sustainable Arch.

- 2017 Architizer A+Awards Special Mention: Mortuary Chapel at Vila-Real

- Honourable Mention 11ème Prix Européen d’Architecture Philippe Rotthier 2017.


Research Projects

- Integration of Traditional and new Techniques for the Protection and Conservation of Historical Built heritage in Earthquake-prone Areas (ERB IC18-CT98-0385 / DG 12 CEOR); EU, 2000-2002

- Non Destructive Techniques for the Preservation of Architectural Heritage (GV00-126-9); GV, 2001-2002, together with Prof. J.Fco. Noguera Giménez

- Development of an informatic architectural system for modelising, documenting and multimedia difunding of cultural heritage (HUM2005-03152); MEC, 2005-2008, together with Prof. José Luis Lerma

- Terra Incognita (Convention nº. 2006-2344), European Comission (Culture 2000), 2006-2007

- Coupoles et habitats. Une tradition constructive entre Orient et Occident (Convention n. 2007-1134/001-001), European Comission, 2007-2009, Estudio para la restauración de las viviendas-cúpula construidas en adobe, Siria

- Terra Incognita II. Architectures de terre en Europe (Convention 149188. Culture 2007), European Comission, 2009-2011

- ResTapia. La restauración de la arquitectura de tapia en la Península Ibérica. Criterios, técnicas, resultados y perspectivas” (BIA2010-18921).

- European Union Research Project VerSus – Vernacular Heritage Sustainable Architecture

- SOStierra. “La restauración y rehabilitación de arquitectura tradicional de tierra en la Península Ibérica. Líneas guía y herramientas para una intervención sostenible” (Ref.: BIA2014-55924-R)



- VEGAS, MILETO: Memoria construida. ADIRA, 2001

- VEGAS, MILETO: Renovar conservando, M. Rincón de Ademuz, Casas Bajas 2007

- MILETO, VEGAS: Homo faber. Mancom. del Rincón de Ademuz, Casas Bajas 2008

- AAVV: Terra Incognita. Argumentum, Brussels 2008

- AAVV: Terra Europae, ETS, Pisa 2011

- VEGAS, MILETO: Aprendiendo a restaurar, COACV, Valencia 2011

- VEGAS, MILETO, CRISTINI (eds.): Rammed Earth Conservation, CRC, London 2012

- VEGAS, MILETO: Lazos de alarife / Entrelacs de bâtisseur, OMAU, Málaga 2013

- MILETO, VEGAS, GARCÍA, CRISTINI (eds.): Vernacular Architecture. Towards a Sustainable Future, CRC Press Balkema, London 2014

- MILETO, VEGAS, GARCÍA, CRISTINI (eds.): Earthen Architecture. Past, Present and Future, CRC Press Balkema, London 2014

- MILETO, VEGAS (eds.): La restauración de la tapia en la Península Ibérica, TC Ediciones / Argumentum, Valencia / Lisboa 2014

- AAVV: VERSUS. Lessons from vernacular heritage to sustainable architecture, CRAterre, Grenoble 2014

- CORREIA, DIPASQUALE, MECCA (eds.): Versus. Vernacular Knowledge for Sustainable Architecture, Firenze University Press, Firenze

- MILETO, VEGAS (eds.): Centro histórico de Valencia. Ocho siglos de arquitectura residencial, TC Ediciones, Valencia 2015

Host: Shao Yong

Professor of Tongji University

Time:  18:30 pm, 2017/10/31

Room: Building B 


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