de Ganduxer, 85
Opaque outside and transparent inside
detached building, of rectangular layout and comprising four
floors, seems from the outside an impregnable fortress. Inside,
however, it is completely the contrary: diaphanous, very bright,
a regular distribution and wide rooms, which allow the housing
of a school, a boarding school and a convent for nuns. The
whole reflects the austerity of the order of Saint Teresa
of Avila and the functional sense characteristic of Gaudí.
is mainly constructed with stone and adobe. Thus, the severity
of these materias contrasts with the formal and compositional
richness of the reliefs on the highest part and with the refined
treatment of the ceramic ans wrought iron elements, replete
symbiosis between form and function proved to be so practical
that the building is still used as a school centre.