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Scientist or institution: Escola Politècnica Superior d'Edificació de Barcelona
Repository institution: UPC - Escola Politècnica Superior d'Edificació de Barcelona
Keywords: Engineering
Period covered: 1850-2011
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The historical background of the teaching of Architecture in Barcelona back in the mid-nineteenth century. In the period 1850-1875 these studies underwent several name changes: "School Teachers' Works", "School of Surveyors and Quantity Surveyors." From 1875 to 1954, the teachings of Master Builders carried out in the School of Architecture, the building of the University of Barcelona, ​​in the area of ​​the clock tower.
In 1954 created the School of Surveyors, independent of Architecture and in 1960 moved to the current building. In 1964 is renamed the School of Surveyors of the School of Architects. Finally in 1972 created the Technical University of Catalonia it integrates the School of Architects as a school.
During this century and a half of tradition, Technical Architects have colIlaborat decisively in the progress of all technical aspects and quality in its field in our country.
Since 1873, the precursors of Engineers in Topography were formed by "the National Geographic Institute", and Spain are the first graduates of 1956. Since 1989 the teachings taught in Surveying the EUPB (Technical College of Barcelona).
The engineers in topography are essential for developing cartographic, cadastral, urban and regional planning in our country.
The 2003-04 academic year put up the new studies, and coincides with the transformation of the former Technical College of Barcelona in the new School of Building Construction of Barcelona. It aims to transform the EUPB, creating a new structure that allows teachers to teach 2nd degree. Cycle Fund School of Building Construction of Barcelona - 2 - offering qualified 1st. Cycle training possibilities, which initially lead to the introduction of the 2nd. Series in Industrial Engineering designed the building.
Thus, from the academic year 2003-2004, together with the degrees of Technical Architect and Surveying began his studies in Industrial Engineering designed the building, with which you want to responding the social demand in terms of organizing, managing and coordinating these studies while promoting research in these specific areas of the building.
These titles and blended with the methodology, the EPSEB wants to respond to a general demand, the effect of supplementing the teachings of the first cycle, with other leading to the second cycle of qualifications for professionals in the building integrated into the working world with an interest in deepening their knowledge and participate in research in this specific area.
Thus Degree in Construction Management (degree of UPC) and Industrial Engineering, Building orientation (degree approved), represent an effort to promote research and technological progress, and this sense needed special consideration to the economic and business Spanish and Catalan in particular, lack of research in this field, essential for economic development.
The social demand, thus justifying the qualification for professionals in the building, with first-degree cycle, particularly for technical architects, engineers and surveying engineers in public works.


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