Professors Camila Mileto and Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares

CAMILLA MILETO & FERNANDO VEGAS. CURRICULUM VITAE

Depto. Composición Arquitectónica, ETS Arquitectura, Universitat Politècnica de València,

Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia (Spain). Tel: + 34 626133671; Fax: + 34 963877449

e-mail:  cami2@cpa.upv.es / fvegas@cpa.upv.es / http://resarquitectura.blogs.upv.es/

 

Present situation

  • Professors at Universidad Politécnica of Valencia, Spain
  • Named experts of the European Program Rehabimed
  • Directors of the journal Loggia – Arquitectura & Restauración, UPV, ISSN: 1136-758-X,
  • Directors in Spain of the Unitwin UNESCO Chair for Earthen Architecture, Constructive Cultures and Sustainable Development

 

Main Architectural Works

  • Silkworkers garden (Valencia, Spain), 1998. Unbuilt
  • Maldonado subsidised housing units (Valencia, Spain), 1999-2007. Built
  • Church of S. Pedro at Benifassá, (Castellón, Spain), 2000-2006. Built
  • Bellvís Appartments (Valencia, Spain), 2001-2006. Built
  • Belltower the Church Sta. Mª Asunción of Vistabella, (Castellón, Spain), 2002-06. Built
  • Study of Upper Galleries, Myrtles’ Court, Alhambra, (Granada, Spain), 2002-06
  • Buddhist Meditation Centre on Monte Boí (Castellón, Spain), 2003. Unbuilt
  • Preliminary Study of Little Kitchen, Lion’s Court, Alhambra, (Granada, Spain), 2004
  • Conversion of Santa María de Monfero into a hotel, 2004. Competition Accesit
  • Extension of Bellvís Appartments, 2004-2006
  • Mansión de la Madrina, Valencia 2004-2010. Built
  • Càlig Tower (Castellón, Spain), 2005-2010. Built
  • Recaredo subsidised housing units (Valencia, Spain), 2005-2010. Built
  • Conversion of the former Barbershop at the Alhambra (Granada, Spain), 2007-09. Built
  • Master plan for Monzón Castle, (Huesca, Spain), 2007-2009
  • Master plan for the historical center of Chelva, (Valencia, Spain), 2008-2010
  • Bofilla Tower (Valencia, Spain), 2009-2010. Built
  • Church of Linares de Mora (Teruel, Spain), 2009-2012. Built
  • La Mola Fortress (Menorca island, Spain), 2011-2013. Built
  • Garden of Memory at Vinaròs (Castellón, Spain) 2014-2015. Built
  • Mortuary Chapel at Vila-Real (Castellón, Spain), 2014-15. Built

 

Awards

  • 1st European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage (Europa Nostra 2004)
  • 1st National Research Prize Concepción Arenal 2004, Spain, with J.L. Montero
  • Medal Europa Nostra 2008
  • 1st European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage (Europa Nostra 2011)
  • 1st International Award Domus Restauro e Conservazione 2012
  • 1st European Award AADIPA 2013 for the book Homo Faber
  • Finalist European Award AADIPA 2013 for the book Aprendiendo a restaurar
  • Europa Nostra Mention Award 2013 for the restoration of Bofilla Tower
  • 1st Prize S. Miguel M. Aparicio 2014 for a research on the city of Valencia
  • Finalist European Award AADIPA 2015 for the book La restauración de la tapia
  • 2nd IQU Award 2016 Innovazione e Qualità Urbana for the garden at Vinaròs
  • Honourable Mention of the INTBAU Excellence Awards 2016
  • International Prize Domus-Special Prize for International Education Section 2017
  • 1st Eur. Award AADIPA 2017 for VerSus: Lessons from Vernacular for Sustainable Arch.
  • 2017 Architizer A+Awards Special Mention: Mortuary Chapel at Vila-Real
  • Honourable Mention 11ème Prix Européen d’Architecture Philippe Rotthier 2017.
  • APT Martin E. Weaver Award for the best article written in 2016 in USA and Canada
  • American Architecture Prize AAP 2017, Mortuary Chapel Soriano-Manzanet, Vila-Real
  • 1st COACV Prize for the best urbanization, Garden of Memory at Vinaròs
  • ICOMOS CIAV Award 2017 for the organization of SosTierra Conference 2017

 

Research Projects

– Integration of Traditional and new Techniques for the Protection and Conservation of Historical Built heritage in Earthquake-prone Areas (ERB IC18-CT98-0385 / DG 12 CEOR); EU, 2000-2002

– Non Destructive Techniques for the Preservation of Architectural Heritage (GV00-126-9); GV, 2001-2002, together with Prof. J.Fco. Noguera Giménez

– Development of an informatic architectural system for modelising, documenting and multimedia difunding of cultural heritage (HUM2005-03152); MEC, 2005-2008, together with Prof. José Luis Lerma

– Terra Incognita (Convention nº. 2006-2344), European Comission (Culture 2000), 2006-2007

– Coupoles et habitats. Une tradition constructive entre Orient et Occident (Convention n. 2007-1134/001-001), European Comission, 2007-2009, Estudio para la restauración de las viviendas-cúpula construidas en adobe, Siria

– Terra Incognita II. Architectures de terre en Europe (Convention 149188. Culture 2007), European Comission, 2009-2011

– ResTapia. La restauración de la arquitectura de tapia en la Península Ibérica. Criterios, técnicas, resultados y perspectivas” (BIA2010-18921).

– European Union Research Project VerSus – Vernacular Heritage Sustainable Architecture

– SOStierra. “La restauración y rehabilitación de arquitectura tradicional de tierra en la Península Ibérica. Líneas guía y herramientas para una intervención sostenible” (Ref.: BIA2014-55924-R)

 

Publications

  • VEGAS, MILETO: Memoria construida. ADIRA, 2001
  • VEGAS, MILETO: Renovar conservando, M. Rincón de Ademuz, Casas Bajas 2007
  • MILETO, VEGAS: Homo faber. del Rincón de Ademuz, Casas Bajas 2008
  • AAVV: Terra Incognita. Argumentum, Brussels 2008
  • AAVV: Terra Europae, ETS, Pisa 2011
  • VEGAS, MILETO: Aprendiendo a restaurar, COACV, Valencia 2011
  • VEGAS, MILETO, CRISTINI (eds.): Rammed Earth Conservation, CRC, London 2012
  • VEGAS, MILETO: Lazos de alarife / Entrelacs de bâtisseur, OMAU, Málaga 2013
  • MILETO, VEGAS, GARCÍA, CRISTINI (eds.): Vernacular Architecture. Towards a Sustainable Future, CRC Press Balkema, London 2014
  • MILETO, VEGAS, GARCÍA, CRISTINI (eds.): Earthen Architecture. Past, Present and Future, CRC Press Balkema, London 2014
  • MILETO, VEGAS (eds.): La restauración de la tapia en la Península Ibérica, TC Ediciones / Argumentum, Valencia / Lisboa 2014
  • AAVV: Lessons from vernacular heritage to sustainable architecture, CRAterre, Grenoble 2014
  • CORREIA, DIPASQUALE, MECCA (eds.): Vernacular Knowledge for Sustainable Architecture, Firenze University Press, Firenze
  • MILETO, VEGAS (eds.): Centro histórico de Valencia. Ocho siglos de arquitectura residencial, TC Ediciones, Valencia 2015
  • MILETO, VEGAS: Collective imaginary through the miniatures of vernacular architecture, Argumentum, Lisboa 2017
  • MILETO, VEGAS et al.: Tap-Tap. Guía didáctica de actividades infantiles de sensibilización hacia la arquitectura de tierra, Argumentum, Lisboa 2017
  • MILETO, VEGAS, GARCÍA-SORIANO, CRISTINI (eds): Vernacular and Earthen Architecture. Conservation and Sustainability, CRC Press Balkema, London 2017
  • MILETO, VEGAS (eds): The COREMANS Project. Intervention Criteria for Earthen Architecture, Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Madrid 2018

 

Organization of workshops, lectures, seminars, conferences…

  • 30 workshops organized for the study of vernacular architecture around the Mediterranean
  • 10 hands-on workshops organized for recovering traditional constructive techniques
  • 12 seminars on architectural conservation issues
  • 3 international conferences on earthen and vernacular architecture conservation
  • 120 lectures organized for the School of Architecture of Valencia
  • 45 lectures and teaching activities organize from the UNESCO Chair for Earthen Architecture.
  • Around 200 lectures delivered in many institutions and universities of 12 countries
  • Invited professors at the Universities of Venice, Milano, Ferrara, Palermo, Córdoba (Argentina) and University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA).