• INNOVACONCRETE FINAL WORKSHOP

    Conservation of the 20thCentury Concrete-based Cultural Heritage: Innovative materials, procedures and awareness
    2 – 4 December 2021 | Cádiz (Spain) & online

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In-person & Virtual

The Workshop

WHEN: 2nd – 4th December 2021

WHERE: Online and in-person at the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, University of Cádiz (Spain).

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>The event is planned to be organized for in-person and online participation.

>The languages of the event are English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation available.

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>This offer is available booking no later than November 2nd, 2020.

>The nearest hotel is “Parador Atlantico Cadiz“, (2-3 minutes on foot from the venue)

The Objectives

  • To disseminate the targets, challenges and final results of InnovaConcrete project.
  • To disseminate the knowledge of concrete heritage conservation of the 20th Century with special emphasis in the Modern Architecture.
  • To promote citizen awareness around concrete heritage.

Agenda

Thursday December 2nd, 2021

8:30 – 9:00 am > Registrations

9:00 – 9:30 am > Welcome and opening ceremony

9:30 – 10:00 am > Overview of the InnovaConcrete project |  María J. Mosquera, InnovaConcrete coordinator, Universidad de Cádiz

10:00 – 10:30 am > Official presentation of the Benchmark Guidance Document For conservation of XX century heritage: Cádiz document. | Gunny Harboe, president of ICOMOS Twentieth Century Heritage International Scientific Committee

10:30 – 11:45 am > The signifi­cance of the Cádiz document for XX century heritage conservation policies and intervention protocols. (Round table and open discussion) The panel will count with the participation of experts from architecture, restoration and construction companies, and cultural heritage institutions 

Chair – Fernando Espinosa de los Monteros (Architect member of ICOMOS Twentieth Century Heritage International Scientific Committee)

Participants

  • Luis Lafuente, General Director of Cultural Heritage and Urban Landscape, Madrid City Council. (Madrid, Spain)
  • Pedro Ponce de León, Architect, conservator and member of Europa Nostra Council (Madrid, Spain)
  • Jorg Haspel, Architect, historian and conservation expert. President of the German ICOMOS Committee. (Berlin, Germany)
  • Paolo Faccio, Engineer and Professor at IUAV (Venice), expert in the work of Carlo Scarpa. (Venice, Italy)
  • Francesco Romeo, Engineer and Professor at Sapienza University of Rome, expert in the work of Pier Luigi Nervi. (Rome, Italy)
  • Peter Cox, Conservator and President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Energy Sustainability and Climate Change. (Dublin, Ireland)

11:45 am > Bus trip to Gonzalez Byass winery (Jerez de la Fontera, Cádiz)

12:30 pm > Visit to Gran Bodega Tío Pepe designed by Eduardo Torroja


12:30 – 13:30 pm Lunch Break


13:30 – 14:30 pm > Introduction – Institutional presentation

14:30 – 15:00 pm > Official presentation of the selection of the 100 signifi­cant concrete heritage structures from the 20th century: The 100 of the 20th Celestino García Braña (President of DOCOMOMO Iberico) and Susana Landrove (Director of DOCOMOMO Iberico)

15:00 – 16:00 pm > InnovaConcrete social targets. Citizen awareness of modern concrete heritage: activities, socio-economic analysis tools and results, and open discussion | Chair – Stefania Melandri, Project Manager at Warrant Hub S.p.A.

  • Introduction to the InnovaConcrete social targets and citizen awareness Stefania Melandri, Project Manager at Warrant Hub S.p.A.
  • Concrete cultural heritage: from memory to present time. The path of Torricella Peligna case studyMaria Isabella Pierigè, Restorer and Conservator at Archaeological Fine Arts and Landscape Superintendency for the provinces of Chieti and Pescara (MiC) – Stefania Melandri, Project Manager at Warrant Hub S.p.A.
  • The role of tourism as a tool to improve society’s awareness of the 20th concrete-based cultural heritageGema Ramírez, CEO of iTECH Heritage & Welfare and member of the UCA-SSH team.
  • Results of study on Warsaw Ochota Station case study: an example of post-war concrete heritage in Central/Eastern EuropeBłażej Ciarkowski, Assistant Professor at University of Lodz.
  • ICT tools for concrete heritage awareness: Decision making tool, Collaborative Cloud Platform, Virtual ToursRoberto Clemente, Cloud Development Practice Director Techedge
  • Managing cultural heritage in a companyMiguel Rebuelta, President of Gonzalez Byass Foundation

16:30 pm > Bus trip back to Cádiz


Friday December 3rd, 2021

9:00 – 9:20 am > Laboratory validation protocols of the materials and technologies

  • Validation on artifi­cially aged cement mortars – Inés García-Lodeiro, Instituto Eduardo Torroja de Ciencias de la construcción (IETCC-CSIC)
  • Fabrication of mockup samples from the case studies – Dia Andreouli, Materials Industrial Research and Technology Center (MIRTEC)

9:20 – 11:20 am > InnovaConcrete materials and techniques. Overview of the technologies developed during the project and validation results, conclusions and future perspectives. (Round table and open discussion) | Chair – María J. Mosquera, InnovaConcrete coordinator. Universidad de Cádiz.

  • Multi-scale modelling approaches used in InnovaConcrete projectEddie Koenders, Technische Universitat Darmstadt (TUDa)
  • How can models help to improve impregnation products? Janez Perko, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK·CEN)
  • Superhydrophobic and consolidant treatments generating C-S-H gel Rafael Zarzuela, Universidad de Cádiz (UCA)
  • Consolidant treatments compatible with carbonate substratesNoni Maravelaki, Technical University of Crete (TUC)
  • Multifunctional products containing smart corrosion inhibitorsGabriella Di Carlo & Federico Olivieri, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)
  • Repair mortars reinforced with halloysite nanotubesMonica Tonelli, Center for Colloid and Surface Science, University of Florence (CSGI)
  • Bio-inspired self-healing treatments for concreteWerner H. G. Müller, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (MAINZ)
  • Repair micro-mortars with hydrophobic performanceInés García-Lodeiro, Instituto Eduardo Torroja de Ciencias de la construcción (IETCC-CSIC)
  • Atmospheric plasma treatment for superhydrophobic surfacesGianfranco Sabatella, Ionvac Process S.r.l. (IONVAC)

11:20 – 11:45 am > Coffee Break


11:45 – 13:15 pm > In situ validation of the InnovaConcrete materials and techniques, signi­ficance of the case studies, characterization, on fi­eld application experience, validation and durability studies. (Round table and open discussion) | Chair – Gabriella Di Carlo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

  • Monitoring strategy for in situ assessment of products performance realized in the InnovaConcrete project – Cristiano Riminesi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)
  • War memorials in Torricella Peligna (Italy)Maria Isabella Pierigè, Soprintendenza Archeologia Belle Arti e Paesaggio per le province di Chieti e Pescara (MiC)
  • Kaunas 9th Fort (Lithuania)David López, INES Ingenieros Consultores S.L.
  • Śródmieście station (Warsaw, Poland)David López, INES Ingenieros Consultores S.L.
  • Elogio del Horizonte (Gijon, Spain)Lorenzo Fernández-Ordóñez, Estudio Guadiana
  • War memorials in Torricella Peligna (Italy)Maria Isabella Pierigè, Soprintendenza Archeologia Belle Arti e Paesaggio per le province di Chieti e Pescara (MiC)
  • Eduardo Torroja Institute (Madrid, Spain)Maria Teresa Blanco, Instituto Eduardo Torroja de Ciencias de la construcción (IETCC-CSIC)
  • Centennial Hall (Wroclaw, Poland) Krzysztof Raszczuk, Hala Stulecia – Centennial Hall
  • Flaminio Stadium (Rome, Italy)Gabriella Di Carlo Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)

13:15 – 14:15 pm > Lunch


14:15 – 14:45 pm > Future perspectives of concrete heritage conservation, beyond the InnovaConcrete project. Discussion and open questions | Chair – María Jesús  Mosquera – InnovaConcrete Coordinator, University of Cádiz

Participants

  • Michel Donadio – Technical Manager Refurbishment, SIKA Services AG
  • José Antonio Martín Caro – CEO of INES Ingenieros Consultores S.L.
  • Luis Chillida – Chairman of Chillida-Belzunce Foundation
  • Raquel Huergo – Gijon City Council
  • Luciano Hernández – CEO of SIPEC company
  • Paul Gaudette – Principal of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

15:15 pm >  Summary and concluding remarks

Practical Demonstrations
A stand with practical demonstrations of products and techniques developed in InnovaConcrete (materials and plasma atmospheric device, etc.) will be available during the complete session

Saturday December 4th, 2021

10:00 am > Guided visits to representative 20th century heritage buildings in the city of Cádiz

Practical Demonstrations
A stand with practical demonstrations of products and techniques developed in InnovaConcrete (materials and plasma atmospheric device, etc.) will be available during the complete session. A stand showing information about the other case studies (including sampling videos, information about concrete from monuments..) will be also available.