Welcome to the website of the ETSAM-UPM Department of Building Structures and Physics. In its current form it was founded in 2015 as a consequence of a departmental reorganization in the UPM. The Department belongs to the Madrid School of Arquitecture (ETSAM) and contains all the members of previous Department of Building Structures and part of the members of the former Department of Physics and Building Installations. Associated knowledge areas are Mechanics of Continuous Media and Theory of Structures, Ground Engineering, Architectural Technology and Applied Physics.