In this first stage, the catalogue focuses on the modern and contemporary architecture designed and built between 1832 –year of construction of the first industrial chimney in Barcelona that we establish as the beginning of modernity– until today.

The project is born to make the architecture more accessible both to professionals and to the citizens through a website that is going to be updated and extended. Contemporary works of greater general interest will be incorporated, always with a necessary historical perspective, while gradually adding works from our past, with the ambitious objective of understanding a greater documented period.

The collection feeds from multiple sources, mainly from the generosity of architectural and photographic studios, as well as the large amount of excellent historical and reference editorial projects, such as architectural guides, magazines, monographs and other publications. It also takes into consideration all the reference sources from the various branches and associated entities with the COAC and other collaborating entities related to the architectural and design fields, in its maximum spectrum.

Special mention should be made of the incorporation of vast documentation from the COAC Historical Archive which, thanks to its documental richness, provides a large amount of valuable –and in some cases unpublished– graphic documentation.

The rigour and criteria for selection of the works has been stablished by a Documental Commission, formed by the COAC’s Culture Spokesperson, the director of the COAC Historical Archive, the directors of the COAC Digital Archive, and professionals and other external experts from all the territorial sections that look after to offer a transversal view of the current and past architectural landscape around the territory.

The determination of this project is to become the largest digital collection about Catalan architecture; a key tool of exemplar information and documentation about architecture, which turns into a local and international referent, for the way to explain and show the architectural heritage of a territory.

Aureli Mora i Omar Ornaque


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2019-2023 Aureli Mora i Omar Ornaque

Documental Commission:

2019-2023 Ramon Faura Carolina B. Garcia Francesc Rafat Antoni López Daufí Joan Falgueras Anton Pàmies Mercè Bosch Josep Ferrando Fernando Marzá Aureli Mora Omar Ornaque

External Collaborators:

2019-2023 Lluis Andreu Sergi Ballester Helena Cepeda Inès Martinel Maria Jesús Quintero

With the support of:

Generalitat de Catalunya. Departament de Cultura

Collaborating Entities:



Fundació Mies van der Rohe


Fundación DOCOMOMO Ibérico


Arxiu Mas


Basílica de la Sagrada Família


Museu del Disseny de Barcelona


EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona

Design & Development:

edittio Nubilum

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The Arxiu Històric del Col·legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya is one of the most important documentation centers in Europe, which houses the professional collections of more than 180 architects whose work is fundamental to understanding the history of Catalan architecture. By filling this form, you can request digital copies of the documents for which the Arxiu Històric del Col·legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya manages the exploitation of the author's rights, as well as those in the public domain. Once the application has been made, the Arxiu Històric del Col·legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya will send you an approximate budget, which varies in terms of each use and purpose.

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  1. Montmeló Primary Healthcare Centre

    Llongueras Clotet Arquitectes, Maria Rosa Clotet, Joan Llongueras Mestres

    Montmeló Primary Healthcare Centre

    Site with uneven topography where the construction of the building is used to stitch together a destructured urban area. Primary healthcare centre with the urban planning challenge of constituting a main façade of a newly created square. Formed by two very distinct volumes, it constitutes a two-storey rectangular construction intended for healthcare use, which at the same time descends into three floors on the lower street with a second access. Another plinth-like construction is in front of the previous one. It faces the square with the shape of a fan and with a single height. It is formed by 3 concrete walls with varied alignments, where the entire administrative area is located. The spaces between walls are closed with concrete slats that act as brise-soleil and protect from the activities of the square, especially the impacts of balls.
  2. Gran Sol Primary Healthcare Centre

    Llongueras Clotet Arquitectes, TwoBo Arquitectura, Maria Rosa Clotet, Joan Llongueras Mestres, Alberto Twose, Pablo Twose

    Gran Sol Primary Healthcare Centre

    Edifici integrat al terreny com substitució de terres d'un parc existent. Petit pavelló color terracota de dues plantes es relaciona amb el parc; únic volum aparent. Mateix llenguatge dels murs de contenció de la resta parc. El graffiti recobreix la façana de formigó de l'edifici enterrat. Format per dues grans plataformes, l'edifici es situa a la més baixa, soterrada respecte al nivell del parc. Un cos enterrat respecte el parc continua l'alineació, planimetria i tractament exterior dels murs de contenció actuals. Coberta enjardinada que consolida el parc no accessible per motius de seguretat. Un pavelló més lleuger sobresurt una planta respecte el parc que es recolza sobre la base pètria del volum soterrat
  3. Mostres d'Arquitectura (Barcelona)

    Award-Winner / Winner. Category: Edificis amb Ús No Residencial. Inclou Edificis de Nova Planta de Promoció Pública

    Mostres d'Arquitectura (Barcelona)

    Gran Sol Primary Healthcare Centre