Capafonts was lacking a public, enclosed meeting space, where its people can gather, debate and make decisions about their town. 

At the same time, the project of the future Parc Natural de les Muntanyes de Prades that was expected to preserve the surrounding mountains and its life, was expected to be implemented in just a few years. Capafonts was supposed to be one of its main gateways. So an information center was also envisioned.