Observatorio de I+D+i UPM

Memorias de investigación
Book chapters:
Domes of adobe and stone on the rural architecture of centre of Castilla y León (Spain)
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Singular constructions,
  • Architecture,
  • Architecture patrimony,
  • Rural patrimony
Information
Abstract
In the centre of Castilla y León (extensive zone of Spain) still there are dome examples of the old rural buildings linked to the economic activities that have been developed in the agrarian field. These are called chozos and casetas, and they have been erected with domed solutions using the autochthonous materi-als: the mud in the region of Tierra de Campos and the stone in the region of Montes Torozos. The influence of traditional construction techniques of both elements has generated a singular typological range rarely seen in the rest of the Península Ibérica. All different types of domes found in this place will be explained from its construction process, adding its structural capacity and energy bioclimatic qualities.
International
Si
Book Edition
1
Book Publishing
Taylor & Francis Group. Mileto,Camilla;Vegas López-Manzanares,Fernando;Garcia Soriano,Lidia;Cristini,Valentina;
ISBN
000-00-0000-000-0
Series
Book title
Vernacular architecture: towards a sustainable future
From page
21
To page
26
Participants
  • Autor: Óscar Abril Revuelta (UPM)
  • Autor: Felix Lasheras Merino (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Construcción y Tecnología Arquitectónicas
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