The International Conference will take place on the 10th and 11th of May 2023. The possibility to connect virtually via streaming will be offered.

The provisional programme of the event will consist of two keynote speeches, guest speakers, roundtables, and scientific communications, to be presented in oral and poster format. The programme has been divided into 4 thematic blocks, corresponding to the 4 topics of the conference.


08.30 – 09.15 Registration
09.15 – 10.00 Opening Ceremony
“Innovation and sustainability”
Iñaki Ábalos Vázquez
Ábalos + Sentkiewicz Architectural Studio. Madrid
10.30 – 10.35 Event carbon footprint of the viideo presentation
10.35 – 11.15 Coffee – Break – Posters Exhibition Area
11.15 – 14.00 TOPIC 1: Building renovation and urban regeneration
11.15 – 12.00 INVITED SPEAKERS

“Energy efficiency and comfort in Social Housing – The best strategy to energy poverty”
Vasco Peixoto de Freitas
Oporto University

“Housing challenges after fifteen years of crisis”
Sergio Nasarre
Rovira i VirgilI University, Tarragona

“Strategies for a residential public housing stock in Andalusia”
Alicia Martínez
General Secretary for Housing of the Regional Ministry Department of Development, Territorial Planning and Housing of the Regional Government of Andalusia.

12.00 – 12.10 “Land-for-housing permutation programme of the Andalusian Housing and Rehabilitation Agency: subsidised housing developments for sale (60 homes in Cordoba and 48 homes in Huelva)”
José Ángel García y David Recio Lebrón
Housing and Rehabilitation Agency of Andalusia (AVRA)

“Needs for subsidised housing actions in Andalusia. Diagnosis methodology of rehabilitation priority areas. ReHabit Project”
Estrella Candelaria Cruz Mazo
University of Seville

“Natural conditioning of open spaces using natural techniques. Night storage and daytime use”
Teresa Palomo Amores, Mª Carmen Guerrero Delgado, Mª Paz Montero Gutierrez, Rafael Monge Palma, José Sánchez Ramos, Servando Álvarez Domínguez.
University of Seville

“Underfloor heating solution in a bus stop in Seville for thermal conditioning in short stays”
MPaz Montero Gutiérrez, Teresa Palomo Amores, Rafael Monge Palma, MCarmen Guerrero Delgado, José Sánchez Ramos, Servando Álvarez Domínguez
University of Seville

12.50 – 14.00 GOOD PRACTISES CASES. Discussion

Chairman: Manuel Martínez
Head of the Facilities and Works Department of the Delegation in Granada of the Regional Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports.

“Strategic Plan for Population Fixation in the Historic Centre of Toledo”
Jesús Corroto
City of Toledo Consortium. Architectural Studio Corroto

“Navarra Social Housing, a commitment to public housing for rent through a new sustainable and industrialised construction model”
Alberto Bayona
NASUVINSA. Navarra de Suelo y Vivienda, S.A

“Integral urban intervention stemming from public housing stock. The Otxarkoaga neighbourhood in Bilbao. Public strategies for social regeneration through building renovation”
José María Escolástico
Bilbao Municipal Housing

Vasco Peixoto de Freitas
Oporto University

Sergio Nasarre
Rovira i VirgilI University, Tarragona

14.00 – 16.00 Break – lunch
16.00 – 18.30 TOPIC 2: Industrialization and digitization. Construction 4.0
16.00 – 16.30 INVITED SPEAKERS

“Industrialised construction with prefabricated concrete elements for multi-family residential buildings. The PENSI building, existing example”
Ivan Llach
TAAB6 Architectural Studio, Barcelona

“Industrialised construction with locally sourced laminated and cross-laminated timber.”
Unai Gorroño
EGOIN. Vizcaya


“Wood-concrete composite products for low-carbon housing: an option for the future”
Antolino Gallego Molina
University of Granada

“Design of a flexible and modifiable collective accommodation system”
Amadeo Ramos Carranza, Rosa María Añón Abajas, Gloria Rivero Lamela
University of Seville

“BIM sustainability methodology in public administration”
Gonzalo Pulido López

“Intelligent and sustainable design in Building Information Modelling: a tool for the selection of optimized building envelopes”
Carmen Llatas, Bernardette Soust-Verdaguer, Daniel Cagigas, José Antonio Gutiérrez, Luis Castro
University of Seville

17.00 – 17.20 INVITED SPEAKERS

“Technology and Humanity: How Industrialisation and BIM can help improve universal access to housing”
Fernado Cos-Gayón
Advanced Technical School for Building Engineering. Universitat Politècnica de València

“Industrialisation in housing. Form vs. Reality”
Javier Terrados
ETS Architecture. Sevilla University

17.20 – 17.50 Coffee – Break – Posters Exhibition Area
18.00 – 19.00 DISCUSSION PANEL


Juan Carlos del Pino
Managing Director of The Housing and Building Rehabilitation Agency of Andalusia (AVRA)

Juan Velayos Lluis
Founder and CEO of JV20

Juan Antonio Gomez Pintado
President of the Via Agora Corporation, LignumTech and Rehabiterm

Unai Gorroño
Sales and Marketing Director at EGOIN. EGOIN. Vizcaya

*Posters will be on display at the lobby of the Conference Hall during the congress.


09.15 – 09.30 Welcome
09.30 – 14.00 TOPIC 3: Sustainability, circularity, and energy efficiency in the housing stock
09.30 – 09.45 INVITED SPEAKERS

Circular economy as a new paradigm for the housing renovation sector”
Valentín Molina
Granada University

09.45 – 10.00 “Energy rehabilitation actions financed by the REACT EU programme. Diagnosis and evaluation”
Jorge Ruiz y Sergio González
Housing and Rehabilitation Agency of Andalusia (AVRA)

“Improving the sustainability of the Public Social Housing stock for rent in the Basque Autonomous Region through renewable electrification”
David Grisaleña
Visesa, Vivienda y Suelo de Euskadi (Association of Public Housing and Land of the Euskadi)

“Combining indicators for life cycle assessment of buildings. The PREDICE tool”
Madelyn Marrero, Cristina Rivero-Camacho, Alejandro Martínez-Rocamora, Desirée Alba-Rodríguez, Jaime Solís-Guzmán
University of Seville

“Circular Economy in construction from the perspective of local governance”
Ángel Luis Benito Pérez, Laura Mostazo Gracia, Agustín Castillo Martínez
Granada City Council

“Feasibility study of the incorporation of volcanic ashes from La Palma into clay soil for the production of bricks”
María López Gómez, Giuseppe Cultrone, Ignacio Valverde Palacios, Francisco José Martín Peinado
University of Granada

“The properties of natural hydraulic lime as a sustainable building material”
Clara Parra Fernández, Anna Arizzi
University of Granada

“Earth materials with high resistance to water and acid rain”
Marcos Lanzón, Juan Antonio Madrid
Polythenic University of Cartagena

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee – Break – Posters Exhibition Area
11.30 – 12.00 INVITED SPEAKERS

“Are our homes ready for climate change?”
Ana Sánchez-Ostiz
Navarra University

“Energy vulnerability indicators of Andalusia’s social housing stock for prioritising refurbishment actions”
Rafael Suárez Medina
ETS Architecture. Sevilla University


“Sustainability Indicators of a Renewable Energy System in a Dwelling House using LCA Tool”
Javier M. Rey-Hernández, Julio F. San José-Alonso, Paula M. Esquivias-Fernández, Fernando Dominguez-Muñoz, Milen Balbis-Morejón , Francisco J. Rey-Martínez
University of Malaga

“The Cooling Energy Savings Potential of Courtyards in Andalusian Social Housing”
Eduardo Diz-Mellado, Carlos Rivera-Gómez, Carmen Galán-Marín , Javier Sola-Caraballo
University of Seville

“Parametric simulation models for the evaluation of the energy vulnerability of the Andalusian social housing stock, prior to the retrofitting process”
Rocio Escandón, Carmen María Calama-González, Rafael Suárez, Alicia Alonso, Ángel Luis León-Rodríguez
University of Seville

“Energy performance certificates under discussion”
Inés Díaz Regodón, Laura Muhr
National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain

“The evolution of bioclimatic architecture in social housing through a bibliometric analysis”
María Martín-Morales, Dana-Alexandra Rus, Montserrat Zamorano
University of Granada

13.00 – 14.00 GOOD PRACTISES CASES. Discussion

Chairman: Mª de la Barca Fernández-Reinoso
Secretary of the Andalusian Council of Architects’ Associations

Montserrat Zamorano
Professor of the ETS Ingeniería de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (Advanced Technical School of Civil Engineering). University of Granada “End of waste and by-products, main drivers towards a circular economy

“Effective integration of natural techniques in buildings”
José Sanchez Ramos
Advanced Technical School for Industrial Engeneering. Sevilla

Ana Sánchez-Ostiz
Navarra University

Rafael Suárez Medina
ETS Architecture. Sevilla University

Valentín Molina
Granada University

14.00 – 16.00 Break – Lunch
16.00 – 18.00 TOPIC 4: Comfort, quality, and social commitment in housing
16.00 – 16.15 INVITED SPEAKER

“The traces of an affordable urban housing model.”
Felipe Pich-Aguilera
Estudio Picharchitects. Barcelona


“Towards a new adaptive comfort model for social housing: implications for the mitigation of energy poverty”
Evelyn Delgado, Yanet Corona Macías, David Bienvenido-Huertas, Daniel Sánchez-García, Javiera Alejandra Castillo, Jacinto Canivell, Alexis Pérez-Fargallo, Miguel León-Muñoz, Carlos Rubio-Bellido
University of Seville

“From substandard housing to efficient caves. A sustainable approach to the troglodyte habitat in the province of Granada”
Martín Ramírez Pérez, Tomás García Píriz, Miguel Ángel Sorroche Cuerva.
University of Granada

“Thermal comfort and indoor air quality in heritage housing of conservation areas of Andalusia, Spain”
Rosa Ana Caro Martínez, Juan José Sendra Salas
Polytechnic University of Madrid

“Evaluation of urban interventions using climate simulation tools. The case of Virgen del Carmen festivities in Valencia”
Javier Sola-Caraballo, Eduardo Diz-Mellado, Carlos Rivera-Gomez, Carmen Galan-Marin
University of Seville

16.55 – 17.05 INVITED SPEAKER

“Boosting the improvement of our built environment. Considerations from the accessibility point of view”
Elena Frías
The Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Sciences

17.05 – 17.20 Coffee – Break – Posters Exhibition Area
17.20 – 18.00 DISCUSION PANEL

Chairman: Enrique Bueso
AVS Spanish Association of Public Housing and Land Managers

“Mechanisms for innovative processes in urban regeneration and social housing”
Sergio Serna
Tech Friendly

“Technological challenges in the construction of housing cooperatives in Catalonia: Between ecology and economy”
Diego Carrillo Messa
Celobert Cooperativa. Barcelona

Elena Frías
The Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Sciences

Felipe Pich-Aguilera
Picharchitects Studio. Barcelona

Miguel Suarez
Picharchitects Studio. Barcelona


“Sustainable housing within the European context”
Bruno Sauer
Green Building Council España (GBCe)

18.30 – 19.00 Closing ceremony

*Posters will be on display at the lobby of the Conference Hall during the congress.