The Industrial School of Barcelona is a collection of modernist buildings built with brick located in the city of Barcelona. Those buildings are located in four blocks on Eixample District, between the streets Comte d'Urgell and Viladomat.
The ensemble was created by architect Rafael Guastavino, among años1868 and 1869 to house a textile factory, Can Batlló factory that closed in 1889. Currently the smokestack is still preserved and other units were upgraded to accommodate the School of Labor in 1914, six years after the factory was acquired by the Diputación de Barcelona, a public government organism.
Then the buildings were remodelled and expanded in the years 1927 and 1931 by architect Joan Rubio i Bellver and currently houses the School of Labour, the Industrial Engineering Technical School of Barcelona, a pool, a football field, a student residence and offices of the Diputación de Barcelona.
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