The city of Granada

Granada: Alhambra

HERITAGE 2018 10th Aniversary Edition will be held at Granada, an ancient town on the South west part of Spain.

Granada is the capital city of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of four rivers, the Beiro, the Darro, the Genil and the Monachil. It sits at an average elevation of 738 m (2,421 ft) above sea level, yet is only one hour by car from the Mediterranean coast, the Costa Tropical. Nearby is the Sierra Nevada Ski Station.

The Alhambra, a Moorish citadel and palace, is in Granada. It is the most renowned building of the Andalusian Islamic historical legacy with its many cultural attractions that make Granada a popular destination among the touristic cities of Spain.

The Almohad influence on architecture is also preserved in the Granada neighborhood called the Albaicín with its fine examples of Moorish and Morisco construction.

Granada is also well-known within Spain for the University of Granada which has about 80,000 students spread over five different campuses in the city.


The pomegranate (in Spanish, "granada") is the heraldic device of Granada.

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Palace of Carlos V - Alhambra


The venue of HERITAGE 2018 for the 12th in the morning will be the Palace of Carlos V, in the Alhambra.

For check-in and visit to the Alhambra please come directly to the Palace of Carlos V.
Reception desk will be inside the Palace, to your left.

The Higher Technical School of Building Engineering (ETSIE), University of Granada


The venue of HERITAGE 2018 will be held at the Higher Technical School for Building Engineering (ETSIE), University of Granada.

C/ Severo Ochoa - Campus Universitario Fuentenueva
18001 Granada, Andalucía
Tel. +351 253 824 741

The Advanced Technical School for Building Engineering (ETSIE) in Granada is a teaching center belonging to the University of Granada, dedicated to the teaching and research of studies related to building construction

The Advanced Technical School for Building Engineering is located in the University Campus of Fuentenueva, next to the Faculty of Sciences and to the Superior Technical School of Civil Engineering, Channels and Ports.

With the adoption of the European Space of Higher Education, it changed its denomination of Technical School Superior of Technical Architecture by the present one.

The ETSIE building was inaugurated in 1972, the work of the architects Carlos Pfeifer and Alberto López Blanco. It is a building of four bodies distributed around a central courtyard of almost square form. Three of the bodies have four floors, the fourth reaching six heights.

The center has multiple teaching classrooms, administrative services, teaching offices, practical classrooms and two study rooms, one of them graphic, dedicated to group work.

It is structured in a large central square, almost square, around which the four bodies of the building are distributed. Three of these bodies have a height of four plants, reaching six height in one of them.

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