Areas of Concentration and Lines of Research

Area of Concentration 1 – Design and technology of the built environment

Generation of scientific and technological knowledge in the areas of design and technology of the built environment. Multidisciplinary approach to architectural production in order to deepen technological knowledge and improve design in its constructive and environmental aspects.

Line of Research 1.1: Methods and techniques in Architectural and Urban Design

Line of Research 1.2: Environmental behavior of buildings and the urban space

Area of Concentration 2 – Urbanism, History and Architecture of the City

Generation of critical and socially committed scientific knowledge to deepen theoretical and methodological aspects of architecture, urbanism, and urban planning and design, observing history and urban culture as their cornerstones and aiming at giving innovative contributions for the understanding of and interventions in the contemporary city.

Line of Research 2.1: Urbanism, culture and city history

Line of Research 2.2: City architecture, urban planning and management