Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas y Energía
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This school, which is still in operation today, consists of four buildings. It is the work of Ricardo Velázquez Bosco, one of the most important architects in the history of Madrid. Granite, brick and limestone were the materials used in its construction, which began in 1884. Restored in the 1980s, the grounds of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas y Energía (Advanced Technical School of Mining and Energy Engineers) are some of the most beautiful and elegant in the city. If we had to highlight a single element of the whole complex, it would be its central patio, with two floors of arches on columns and covered by a metal and glass structure that floods light into the entire space. Plus you won't want to miss the reconstruction of a real mine, complete with gallery and coal pit, which is located underground.