The interests of the Department of Architectural Technology II lie in the following research areas: construction diagnosis and repair, total quality in building processes, and modelling, durability and maintenance of buildings. It has signed a number of collaboration agreements with the Catalan government, the City Councils of Barcelona, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat and Mataró, the Constructors' Guild of Barcelona and various companies in the private sector.
The Department’s facilities include materials, construction and installations laboratories, through which it collaborates with institutions, professional associations and public and private companies in the refurbishment of housing, pathological and diagnostic studies of existing buildings, and the quality control of new ones. The Department is part of the Network for the Restoration, Rehabilitation and Maintenance of Buildings, which belongs to the Catalonia Institute of Construction Technology (ITeC) foundation.
The Department's research
The Department teaches studies at the following Schools
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