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Architectural, Civil and Urban Heritage and Refurbishment of Existing Buildings

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

36 months
Duration
694 EUR/year
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About

This program seeks inter-university doctoral research in the areas of management, coordination and development of multidisciplinary studies for the representation, modelling and refurbishment of built heritage.

Overview

Emerging technologies and embodiments provide powerful tools for the development of professional activity. Therefore, it makes sense cohesive multidisciplinary activities and technologies, especially in a time when society demands of professional practitioners with greater emphasis on conservation and sustainability.

The programme

It articulates the team of doctors participating at the UPC research group Architectural Representation and Modelling (AR&M), recognized by the Generalitat de Catalunya, within which several interest areas are developed:

  • Knowledge of historical buildings and centres: past and future developments.
  • Characterization of existing buildings: systems, conservation and adaptation.
  • Study and representation of architectural heritage (archaeological / historical) in Catalonia.
  • Communication of the architectural project’s idea. Its analysis and development.
  • Study and representation of landscape; its heritage values.
  • Heritage and public space. Cognitive space and dynamics.
  • Sustainable urban forms and processes of urban regeneration and heritage.
  • Modelling and visualization in architecture, civil, urban planning and design works.
  • Re-use of architectural and urban heritage.
  • Vernacular and rural architecture. Heritage and scale values.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Visual Approach and Design Project
  • Environmental and Historical Design Approaches to Architecture
  • Cultural and Historical Issues of Architectural Design Practice and Theory
  • Scales, Proportions, Textures 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Spanish, Partially taught in Catalan

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CV of academic, professional and research activities, and portfolio designs.
  • References to research projects completed and publications.
  • Pre-proposal of the subject of the thesis (description, aims, methodology, point of view and bibliography). Maximum of five pages.
  • Report by a lecturer backing the applicant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    694 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2082 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    694 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2082 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Research employment advice and support unit

To meet the growing demand for funding support, the RESEARCH EMPLOYMENT ADVICE AND SUPPORT UNIT assists in the management of predoctoral and postdoctoral grants and scholarships (official UPC grants, FPI grants from the Ministry of Science and Innovation, FPU grants from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport and FI grants from the AGAUR).

http://doctorat.upc.edu/grants

http://www.ctt.upc.edu/Inici_117_121_ca.html

Enrolment aids

Large families with concession card

  • General category (3 or 4 children): a 50% reduction on the amount paid for academic university services (enrolment and administrative fees).
  • Special category (5 or more children): a 100% reduction on the amount paid for academic university services (enrolment and administrative fees).

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