Library and Historical Archive of Sant Fruitós de Bages

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Main architect
Xavier Tragant Mestres de la Torre.
Team collaborators
Gemma Arco Campamà, Eleonora Barone, Laura Garcia Hintze, Clara Roig I Cortés, Sabine Wohlfahrt (architects), Miguel Morte Morales (architect, construction), Carles Marquès Barceló (technical architect, construction), Jasmin Castro Frenzel, Shaun Daniel Morris (architects, model). Gelpí Arroyo Estructureas, Carles Gelpí I Arroyo, Vanessa Muñoz, Marga Cerezo, Gerant-Yeray Bordón (architects, structures), Aiguasol, Jaume Salom Tormo, Dani González I Castellví, Ines Alomar Brutau (engineers, energy consultants); Gip Engenieria, Servicios I Obras, S.L.P, Pere Antentas Costa, Ignasi Gurruchaga Garcia (engineers, facilities).
City of Sant Fruitós de Bages.
2013 (final of work), 2003 (project).
2.071 m² (total floor area).
2.363.716,98 €
Sant Fruitós de Bages, Barcelona. Spain


Xavier Tragant, architect, since 1995 a member of the group AuS (Architecture and Sustainability). It is associated with Alfredo Arribas for the design of the pavilion "Seat -Pavilion" of Volkswagen Group (Gold Medal of Miami Architecture Biennale 2003) and to the "House in Premià de Dalt" in the Maresme, (1st Prize in triennial Maresme 2004). During the past 15 years, his work focuses on the ecological aspects of the architecture, leading to projecte.aiRe: an open network of professionals interested in creating an architecture of high ecological value.

Since 2003 unfolds, with Josep Tragant and Miguel Morte, a new design concept: An innovative modular system ta call eMii, inspired by the production process of the automotive industry. The system will crystallize on the Compacthabit® Company.


Adrià Goula Sardà (Barcelona, 1973) was formed in the School of Architecture in Barcelona where he obtained a degree in architecture in 2000 and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in 2007. He works as an architect in various offices in Barcelona (Enric Miralles (EMBT) and Coll-Leclerc arquitectos, etc..) and Paris (Yves Lion architectes et urbanistes) and in 2005 founded his firm "aH! arquitectura" together with Helen Silvy-Leligois.

Alongside professional start in photography of architecture, which will become its main activity. In this area, performs work for renowned architects locally and internationally (Yves Lion, Josep Mias, Josep Lluis Mateo, Eduard Bru, Vicente Guallart, Fermin Vazquez (b720 architects), Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores, etc.), and to various public and private institutions (City of Barcelona, Barcelona Metropolitan Area (MMAMB) Contemporary Culture Centre of Barcelona (CCCB), Musée des Monuments Français, Aéroports de Catalunya, Escofet, etc..)

Has published several monographic books: "On building of Josep Lluis Mateo" (Ed. Actar), "b720" (TC quadernos), " Ciutat Vella de Barcelona: memòria urbà d'un proces" (Ed. Criteria) and "Barceloneta Market of Josep Mias "(Ed. Actar) and has collaborated with multiple books and magazines, national and international (METALOCUS, AV, Domus, Abitare, Quaderns, AMC, Frame, On diseño, Arquitectura y Diseño, C3, Detail, etc ...). He has also been a professor of photography at the Escola Sert in Barcelona, has participated in several workshops and has lectured at various universities and schools.

He also developed a personal photo work beyond the architecture, that has been exposed individually in Paris ("NY" in Salón de Torigny, November 2003), Bordeaux ("Murs" in June 2009 and "Vietnam" in April 2011 in Atélier Dartois) and Barcelona ("NY" in June 2004 and "De-Construcción" in June 2010 in the Col.legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya). Currently, he's preparing an exhibition at the Gallery Kowasa in Barcelona for September 2012. He also published a book of his personal work "De-Construcción" by Fundación Esteyco in November 2009.




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