QUINTANILHA CASE STUDY
Instituto Superior Manuel Teixeira Gomes
It is understood that the natural and rich Portuguese landscape of massive mountainous Tramontane and valuable cultural elements of human communities that are established there, justify that the actions to safeguard the heritage and the socio-cultural activities of the population will bi urgently initiated.
the main problematic issue of this dissertation is the rehabilitation of buildings in Schist Stone in the Rural area of the northeastern Tramontane of Portugal, intending thus to produce matter that is capable to bring the improvement in the construction processes and rehabilitation of these areas, whose condition is in most cases, a matter quite concerning, and all because of its poor state of repair or the bad rehabilitation interventions it undergone.
Being the autor of these dissertation and also being native from the city of Bragança and with strong bonds to the Village of Quintanilha, it became as the focus of major concern to choose a project theme that is identified with itself and with its roots, and simultaneously serving as an example for future interventions by others in cases of rehabilitation in shale villages in Portugal. therefore and for the purpose of study an project management, the village of Quintanilha located on the council of Bragança was chosen, Northeast Tramontane Portuguese, inserted in the Natural Park of Montesinho.
Thus looking to extol the construction features and techniques of this type of vernacular architecture, seeking to contribute to the protection thereof and though the project proposal, create spaces for Tourism housing an Hostel, spaces that aim to streamline and improve the quality of hosting to all those looking for a variety of reasons to visit the village of Quintanilha.