Built Heritage / Integrated Heritage

65 ECTS / Semestral / English, Portuguese

Conservation and Restoration of Integrated Heritage
This unit aims to provide knowledge on diagnostic criteria and intervention in integrated heritage, as well as on the various types of conservation treatments for coatings and metals: methods, techniques and materials. At the end of the course, students should be able to:

Apply conservation and restoration treatments to stucco/metals.
Plan and carry out an intervention in stucco and metal integrated into decorative programmes and the respective technical reports.
Ancient Buildings in Masonry and Wood
This unit aims to alert students to the importance of knowing about old buildings/constructive elements, in particular how they work and how they should be approached/intervened, enabling them to respond in a more sustained manner to the conservation and restoration of the architectural/decorative elements that rest on/support these elements. It is therefore important for students to assimilate knowledge in a critical and reflective manner, with a view to the impact of this knowledge on potential conservation and restoration actions.

Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Sustainability and Green Chemistry
This 20 hour unit aims to: deepen specific concepts in the area of green chemistry, biotechnology and nanotechnology, particularly in terms of their application to green conservation of both organic and inorganic materials; acquire knowledge of the nature of biotechnology applications; understand the fundamental concepts of nanotechnology; acquire knowledge of green chemistry and sustainability. Acquisition of knowledge about applications of green chemistry, nanotechnology and biotechnology to the area of conservation.


Associate Professor
Degree in History - Specialisation in Archaeology, Universidade Livre do Porto Master's Degree in Architectural Heritage Recovery from the…
Invited Assistant Professor
Research projects Principal Investigator of: BIONANOSCULP (Development of BIONANOmaterials for antimicrobial…