Lines of Research

Technologies for Sustainable Environmental Management

- Sustainability in architecture and town planning. Environmental and sustainable technologies. Management of construction and demolition waste
- Architectural rehabilitation. Alternative methodologies applicable to architectural heritage
- Thermal control and energy exchanges in architecture. Architectural integration of renewable energy sources, bioclimatic architecture: solar power, water, natural ventilation. Acoustics and lighting in architecture
- New architectural programmes in the generic city
- Landscape architecture

Earth Sciences

- Sliding of granular materials
- Embankments over soft soil. Expansible clays. Development of a finite-element method for soils
- Piles in elastic soil

Energy

- Thermal control and energy exchanges in architecture
- Bioclimatic architecture: solar power, water, natural ventilation

Means of Transport

- Localisation of urban, metropolitan and regional services
- Design of networks for urban, metropolitan and regional transport

Construction

- Restoration. Architectural rehabilitation. Historic and Cultural Heritage. Historic Heritage: Identification, technology, restoration and budget. Restoration, rehabilitation and preservation of the historic architectural heritage and urban space
- Constructive study and analysis of historic buildings and old constructions. Digital representation of architectural heritage
- Energy savings. Thermal control and energy exchanges in architecture. Acoustics and lighting in architecture
- Geotechnics and foundations. Embankments over soft soil. Expansible clays. Piles in elastic soil. Development of a finite-element method for soils
- Mechanical resistance and stability. Structures. Rehabilitation of structures. Seismic risk in Western Andalusia
- Establishment of resistant elements and state of deterioration of wood structures and masonry work using non-destructive techniques. Constructive and structural analysis of masonry work. Unfolding structure technology
- New materials and building systems in construction. Development, spreading and application of new technologies to heritage
- Management of construction waste: research in models for management and recycled materials. Construction and demolition waste
- Development of budgeting models for construction works
- Safety: prevention and health on site in construction works
- Maintenance, assessment and rehabilitation of infrastructures and buildings

Industrial Production and Design

- Structural soundness of advanced materials
- Fracture mechanics in structural concrete applied to high-quality prefabricated structures

Social, Economic and Legal Sciences

- Historic buildings: Identification, technology, restoration and budget
- Development of budgeting models for construction works

Humanities

- Cultural heritage. Development, dissemination and application of new technologies to heritage. Restoration, rehabilitation and preservation of historic architectural heritage and urban space. Contemporary architectural heritage: the Andalusian Case. Inventories and management models: industrial heritage. Cataloguing of architecture and archaeology: the Spanish and Latin American context. Interpretation of architectural heritage: protection, preservation and dissemination.

Historic heritage

- Identification, technology, restoration and budget. Heritage and Production. Heritage, City and Territory. Heritage and Review of concepts. Cataloguing
- Analysis and representation of architecture and urban space. Theory and architectural grMARPHic thought. Digital representation of architectural heritage
- Territorial development and architecture: New Towns
- Territory, city and architecture: Costa del Sol
- History of industrial construction and architecture
- The project. The house and location. The territory of architecture. Construction and the project. Theory and practice. Debates on architecture
- Construction of the city. Projects in the Intersection
- Habitat. Design of processes of participation in social production of the habitat. Information and action on collective appropriation spaces
- Landscape architecture