The strategy consists of investigating primary sources, from the buildings themselves, after documentary sources. The rigorous historical and architectural survey will be decisive in finding the theories of Portuguese Architecture and the History of Portuguese Architecture.
From the concept of heritage, we will try to include in the world of art and practice other knowledge, necessarily linked to the foundation of art and man history, philosophy and anthropology.
Keywords: History Patrimony Architecture Theory
The purpose of this Research Group is to contribute to the knowledge of theoretical thinking in the interdisciplinary fields of architecture; the Theory of Architecture, the History of Art and the History of Architecture.
This objective will be achieved through the practical analysis of the architectural object in all its components.
Thus, the strategy consists of investigating primary sources from the buildings themselves, after documentary sources. The exact survey will be decisive to find the theories of Portuguese Architecture and the History of Portuguese Architecture
RL1: Observatory and study
Responsible: Horácio Manuel Pereira Bonifácio
Brief description: It is a line that tries, methodically, to observe the patrimony as sensorial form of the arts and, scientifically, formulate questions and obtain answers that are new, relevant and useful, theoretically and socially.
RL2: Philanthropic Architecture
Responsible: Andreia Maria Bianchi Aires Carvalho Galvão
Brief description: Tangential expression of a contemporary intangible cultural face, as it emerges from the changing paradigm of society, to study philanthropic root architecture is, first of all, to understand a restricted core of our contemporary heritage under the social view, in its genesis, function and performance.
||Horácio Manuel Pereira Bonifácio
||The Rural Romanesque in the Douro basin
||Davide Miguel Guimarães Malheiro
||Andreia Maria Bianchi Aires Carvalho Galvão