Ricard Ballesta (1975) graduated in 2002 - ETSAB
Architecture School of Barcelona in UPC - Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Before graduating, he worked for six years in several Well-known International Architecture Studios:


Opened his own practise in 2002.
In 2013 founded his current Studio: Arquitectura Pasiva.
Previously in 2010 created Asbuilt Architecture Services with a multidisciplinary group of professionals and in 2005 Mogas-Ballesta architects.

Awards and Publications:
- Mostra d'Arquitectura Catalana - link
- La biblioteca dell' Interior Design - on the sea style, vol 19
- Les plus beaux interieurs, vol 12
- Arquitectura y Diseño, num 104
- Leaf Awards Emirates, 2009
- Bienal Arquitectura Alejandro de la sota, 2008

The Studio Arquitectura Pasiva is a Certified Passive House Designer under PassivHaus Institute Standart.

a20graus energy consultancy offers advisory services under standards NZEB
(nearly zero energy buildings)

Centre de Promoció Empresarial
C. Tres Creus 236, D10
08203 - Sabadell
T.  +34 937 486 101

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The Studio projects architecture, urbanism and interior design.
We base our principles on quality and commitment throughout the project process to achieve a successful project outcome.
Offering a wide range of services to cover all of our clients’ needs, from establishing the first idea, through the development of Design and Construction to the completion of the work.
This is carried out maintaining the cultural dimensions of architecture, with open dialogue with the client,  and special attention to user needs.
The projects developed in the study cover a wide range of programs: public facilities in new plant or refurbishment of old buildings, social housing, single family and multifamily private housing, and public space..

Our architecture is generated by combining the study of the context paying attention to the details, exploring all the possibilities of local materials and the sustainable balance between social, economic and environmental dimensions.

Our professionalism has permitted us to offer a calm and balanced response to the challenges set by our clients, which include both public administrations and private developers.