The Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute has now their Andalusian Real Estate Heritage (BDI) database available.
This database allows you to make consultations of different issues. You can see the most relevant data on the real estate, print them out and get reports on PDF format.
To start, click the "Búsqueda" (Search) button at the top of the page. You can get help at any time clicking the "Ayuda" (Help) button.
Characterizations are used to make selective searches of the Archaeological, Architecture and/or Ethnological Heritage. The option ?Todas? (All) will be selected by default. If you wish to look for a specific heritage asset, you must select the corresponding option or options (P. Arqueológico / Arquitectónico / Etnológic).
The search fields vary depending on the selected option.
The search on historical protected centres, such as historical sites, is made with the option "Todas" (All).
This form allows you to select the criteria you choose to make a search on the database of the Andalusian Real Estate Heritage (BDI) database available.
You can write the whole name of the asset or part of it which you wish to search under "Denominación"
(Name). As a result, all the registries including the written text ?which can be one or several words- are displayed.
Select a province to find the assets located in such province and then you can also select a municipality.
On the field "Tipologías"
(typologies) you can select one or more options. Click the "más (+)" (more) button, and a window will be displayed where you can select the words that will be part of the search by looking up the Thesaurus of the Andalusian Historical Heritage.
On the field "Periodos Históricos"
(history periods) you can select one or more options. Click the ?más (+)? (more) button and a window will be displayed where you can select the words that will be part of the search by looking up the Thesaurus of the Andalusian Historical Heritage.
On the field "Etnia"
(ethnic group), you can limit your search in historical periods. This field is only to make archaeological heritage searches. You can select one or more options. Click the ?más (+)? (more) button and a window will be displayed where you can select the words that will be part of the search by looking up the Thesaurus of the Andalusian Historical Heritage. Example:
The field "Actividades"
(activities) helps you with the search for heritage entities per socioeconomic and cultural activities. You can select one or more options. Click the ?más (+)? (more) button and a window will be displayed where you can select the words that will be part of the search by looking up the Thesaurus of the Andalusian Historical Heritage.
On the field "Estilos"
(styles) you can select one or more options. Click the "más (+)" (more) button and a window will be displayed where you can select the words that will be part of the search by looking up the Thesaurus of the Andalusian Historical Heritage. This field is only to make archaeological heritage searches.
On the field "Cronología"
(chronology) you can only look for the goods/properties that are dated on the selected dates. If you select 1900 and 1920, the goods/properties within this year range will be displayed. To look for a specific year, you must enter such year on the first field and then leave the second one blank.
If you enter one or several words on the field "Agentes"
(agents), only the goods/properties related to the agents containing those words will be displayed.
The field "Ámbito"
(scope) allows you to make searches on the subaquatic heritage, whether rural or urban. Example: look for subaquatic archaeological heritage of any coast province.
You can delimit your search by selecting one or several of the protection criteria available: "Estado"
(state), "Figura de Protección"
(protected figure) and "Tipología Jurídica"
Once you have selected the search criteria, click the "Buscar" (search) button. After a few seconds, the result of such search will be displayed. You can make a new search with different search criteria clicking the ?Borrar? (delete) button.
There are two ways you can look for a specific. You can make an indexed search introducing the first characters on the ?Búsqueda? (search) field (the results will be displayed on the left window indicating into brackets the number of goods/properties that include such words).
You can also select it directly from the Thesaurus tree clicking the "Ver Tesauso" (see Thesaurus) button.
If when you click the "Ver Tesauso" (see Thesaurus) button you have a word selected on the left window, the Thesaurus displayed result will focus on such word; otherwise it will start from the beginning. You can roll down all over the Thesaurus and select the words you wish by clicking them.
To select the words you have found alter a search, you must select them by clicking them and then pressing the "Agregar" (add) button, so that they can be added to the central window.
Once you click the "Enviar" (send) button, only the selected words will be sent to the main search form, that is, those on the central window.
If you wish to delete any word from the central window, you must select it clicking it and then clicking the "Quitar" (delete) button.
By default, the box "Búsqueda genérica" (generic search) will be displayed, and therefore the selected words and all those derivated from them will be searched through. Example: if you look in religious buildings, you will get churches, convents, hermitages, etc.
If you do not select "Búsqueda genérica" (generic search), the search will only be made through the selected words and not those derivated from them.
Important- every new search will delete the results of the three Windows. Therefore you must send your selected words to the main form before you make a new search.
The advanced search offers the possibility of having all the fields available in the database; characterisation, name, province, municipality, typologies, historical periods, ethnic groups, activities, styles, chronology start, chronology end, agents, scope, protected figure, and legal typology.
Within the same field, you can select several items through Boolean operators.
Example: users can search for goods/properties that belong to more than one province or one or more municipalities, to one or more typologies, to one or more historical periods, etc.
Users can also combine several fields and improve their search strategy.
In the case of selecting a Thesaurus field, the option "Ver Tesauro" (see Thesaurus) will be displayed in a new window where you can choose the words you need.
Use of the operator Y (AND)
If you use the operator Y (AND) in the following search: Churches AND Cordoba
, you will get the goods/properties that respond to both criteria.
Use of the operator O (OR)
If you use the operator O (OR) in the following search: Almería OR Córdoba
, you will get the goods/properties that respond to either of these criteria.
Use of the operator NO
In the following field Estado: declarado NO Tipología jurídica: Jardín Histórico
, the goods/properties declared but not with the legal typology of Jardín Histórico (historical garden).
Example: Search for protected churches and military buildings in the provinces of Seville and Malaga.
RESULT OF THE SEARCH
The result page shows the goods/properties that coincide with the selected search criteria. The list is displayed in several pages, with a maximum of 10 elements per page so as to make the consultation easier. You can go to the next page using the browsing controls (previous, next, first and last page) that are at the top right of the list.
Details of the name, municipality and province where each good/property is are showed, together with a small image representing the good/property (provided that such image is available on the IAPH database). If you click the image, you will have an enlarged view of it.
You can access more detailed information if you click the name of the good/property.
If you wish so, you can select several goods/properties in the verification box that appears next to the names and then view them all clicking then option "Ver marcados" (see selection). If you select the option ?Ver todos? (see all), you can see the details of all the goods/properties on the list.
You can also create a list that summarises all the goods/properties on PDF format which you can download and save or print from your computer. In order to do so, you just have to click the option ?Generar Listado? (create list). The list will include all the goods/properties, whether or not they are selected.
The option ?Informes? (reports) allows you to have a catalogue on PDF format with the details of the list items that are selected.
The report of a good/property shows you full detailed information of the selected good/property. You can see details about the identification, description, protection, documentation and other relevant info, together with one or more representative images. In the section ?Más imágenes? (more images) you can see a gallery of the good/property images.
You can surf across the different selected goods/properties of the list page using the browsing controls (previous, next, first and last page) that are at the top right of the list.
On the report page you can have a report on the good/property and download it in PDF format, containing the most representative details of such good/property. In order to do so, you just have to select the option ?Informe? (report) situated at the top of the page.
In the section "Mapas"
(maps) you can get to the location of the good/property provided that it has a geo-reference and is not a non-visitable archaeological heritage good/property, due to security reasons.
In the section "+ Información" (more info) you can extend the information on such good/property through other products of the IAPH web site, such as bank of images, cultural routes, other views of the historical heritage in the Internet, e-texts and cultural products.