Technologies and Building Systems

Correspond to all the inherent matters to the building making. Particularly, the research will center preferably on non conventional technologies, answering to new twenty-first century paradigms, namely approaching new materials that will promote the research on new building systems. The research directs itself over two preferential aspects: the rehabilitation in consolidated urban environments, and for the housing growth in emerging countries. The first relates to urban rehabilitation, requalification and preservation, while the latter relates to the issue of building low cost housing.