UNESCO Chair for the study of the housing problem in Spanish America : urban heritage, restoration and habitat (244), established in 1997 at the University of Valladolid (Spain).


Conservation of cultural goods; Habitat.


  • To promote an integrated system of training, research, information and documentation activities on the issue of housing in Spanish America.
  • To set up postgraduate programmes in the universities of Rosario (Argentina) and Guadalajara (Mexico) in the following fields:
    1) Urban heritage, restoration and city;
    2) Problem of housing and habitat in Spanish America.

Host Institution

In collaboration with

  • Universidad Nacional de Rosario (Argentina). Website
  • Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico). Website

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. José Cresppo Allué, University of Valladolid
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - 34 98 342 3234
Fax - 34 98 342 3234
- Plaza de Santa Cruz, 8
City - Valladolid
Postal Code
- E 47002
Country - Spain