A legacy that allows us to build a better future

The Traditional Building Cultures Foundation seeks to foster and promote the study, protection, teaching, dissemination and preservation of the traditional building, architecture and urbanism characteristic of the various regions of the world.


The initiatives of the Traditional Building Cultures Foundation are intended to give continuity to the craftsmanship allowing the places that we most cherish to be designed, built and conserved. With this aim, the Foundation organises awards, competitions, scholarships, publications, exhibitions, conferences, meetings and courses, among many other activities.


Iberian Summer School

The new edition of the Iberian Summer School, organized by the Traditional Building Cultures Foundation with the collaboration of INTBAU Spain and INTBAU Portugal, will take place in Arcos de

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2024 Building Arts Awards Winners

For the eighth consecutive year, the Building Arts Awards, endowed with €40,000, have been granted to four outstanding craftspeople. The award ceremony took place at the Museo de América, in

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