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Competition Entry: Light Forest - The Helsinki library \  MenoMenoPiu Architects

Competition Entry: Light Forest – The Helsinki library \ MenoMenoPiu Architects

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• November 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Helsinki library will be situated in the new green heart of Helsinki. The project will occupy 4500m² of the site. The intention is to replace the existing green that MenoMenoPiu Architects subtract to the park in a indoor environment perfectly controlled. MenoMenoPiu Architects decided to conceive the building as a tree forest enclosed in […]

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Competition Entry: Daegu Library / Holm Architecture Office

Competition Entry: Daegu Library / Holm Architecture Office

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• November 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Daegu Library site is situated in the heart of city of Daegu, the 3rd largest city in South Korea. With the design of the Daegu library we wanted to fully embrace the expanding role of the modern library as a center of both knowledge and community. By reversing the traditional library layout, moving the […]

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Helsinki Centra Library / OODA

Helsinki Centra Library / OODA

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• November 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by OODA, this competition intent was to establish a proposal for a Central Library to Helsinki that aims to incorporate a combination of personal cultivation, culture enhancement and entertainment. The library has been transformed from a space to read into a social center with multiple responsibilities. Consequently it needs to be thought as a functionally versatile meeting […]

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Daegu Gosan Public Library \ Patrick O'Carrigan + Partners

Daegu Gosan Public Library \ Patrick O’Carrigan + Partners

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (1)

Australian-based architectural studio POC+P architects proposal for a new library in daegu, korea, combines four archetypes across culture to create a new symbol. the square, the verandah, the shrine and the courtyard are merged into a simple but powerful form: the grounded-ness of the square, the sheltered path of the verandah, the sanctity of the […]

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Daegu Gosan Public Library \ MenoMenoPiu Architects

Daegu Gosan Public Library \ MenoMenoPiu Architects

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• October 17, 2012 • Comments (1)

Daegu Gosan Public Library will be one of the new symbols of the Daegu Metropolitan City’s new policy direction. The aim of the city management, as well as the goal of our project, is to create small community for local users. The idea of a project on a diagonal axe comes from the concept of […]

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University Library Marne-la-Vallée \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

University Library Marne-la-Vallée \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

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• September 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects recently has completed the University Library Marne-la-Vallée. The Beckmann-N’Thépé agency chose an audacious strategy for the design of the new Marne-la-Vallée university library, which resembles a mound of earth ‘torn from its natural environment,’ in harmony with its surroundings. ‘Between naturalism and terror, ‘the Marne-la-Vallée Library puts us in touch with our dreams – active, joyous, […]

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Network connections \ Complex City

Network connections \ Complex City

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• September 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

A media library, space which preserves and gives access to audio-visual contents, sound documents and video recordings, material considered as cultural testimony with the same value than written documents. Divided between paper and virtual information, it characterizes a reality of a modern way to use space, these places will evolve in a parallel manner to […]

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Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled at the foot of a wooded hillside, the two-story, 30,250-square-foot Los Gatos Library provides a visual connection between the Town’s historic Pageant Park and the adjacent Civic Center. The design concept is based on the lantern, which in architectural terms suggests an open, light-filled structure. Daytime illumination optimizes the use of natural daylight, with […]

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Kokaistudios wins competition to design Tsinghua Law Library Building

Kokaistudios wins competition to design Tsinghua Law Library Building

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• May 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

Kokaistudios has been announced as the winner competition for the new Tsinghua University Law Library located in Beijing, China. The proposal stands out amount the final 5 competing firms including ECUC, RTKL, Zaha Hadid Architects and Zhubo Design Group. The project proposes a reflection on the role of void in structuring functions and programs within […]

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The Arch in Mandal \ 3XN Architects

The Arch in Mandal \ 3XN Architects

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• May 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

Elegance and conviviality merge under The Arch in Mandal, Norway Historic white wooden houses, charming narrow streets, a river running though the center and beach and forest nearby. The town of Mandal is the essence of southern Norwegian idyll. Danish practice, 3XN, has designed the town’s new cultural center, a project which required great sensitivity […]

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