Tag: Library

Edificio T - UPAEP | Vargas Tejeda Arquitectos

Edificio T – UPAEP | Vargas Tejeda Arquitectos

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• July 20, 2010 • Comments (0)

The 77,500-square-feet T-Library (La Biblioteca Central UPAEP) was completed in 2007, as part of a master plan to expand the university facilities as the student population continues to grow. The University of Puebla wished to redefine the perception of their library with the new facilities, aiming to create a modern information hub for students and […]

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CAU Central Library: Overlap | Kim In Cheurl

CAU Central Library: Overlap | Kim In Cheurl

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• June 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

CAU Central Library: Overlap is a refurbishment project designed by Kim in-cheurl+archium. It was restructured on the existing library which was built in 1959. Architecture is an identification of place, a creation of individualism that makes it unique to anything else in the world. The place thus creates a memory with time. The meaning of […]

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St-Hubert Library | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

St-Hubert Library | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

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• June 6, 2010 • Comments (0)

The St-Hubert Library proposal by Saucier + Perrotte architectes was the competition finalist for City of St-Hubert in Canada. The building is beautifully sited in the wooden context and presented as a bold horizontal form in respect to its surrounding tree line, and finally punched through by a roof top feature where is reached via […]

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Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• September 19, 2009 • Comments (5)

Denmark-based Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects‘ winning proposal for the international competition to design “Urban Mediaspace”, the largest public library in Scandinavia, is part of a wider plan to regenerate the old cargo docks on the harbour front in the Danish city of Aarhus. The building’s distinctive heptagonal-shape design will be a landmark in Aarhus. Urban […]

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Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

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• August 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Steven Holl Architects has designed the Knut Hamsun Center located in Hamarøy, Norway. This is an historical museum for writer Knut Hamsun including exhibition areas, library, reading room, cafe and 230 seat auditorium. The concept for the museum, “Building as a Body: Battleground of Invisible Forces,” is realized from inside and out. Here the wood […]

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Astana National Library | BIG

Astana National Library | BIG

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• August 26, 2009 • Comments (2)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won the first prize in an open international design competition to design Kazakhstan’s new National Library in Astana. The Astana National Library has been designed and developed as a Möbius strip interlocked by a perfect circle and a public spiral. + Project description courtesy of BIG BIG […]

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Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

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• August 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

Kortrijk Central Library in Belgium is a competition winning project designed by New York-based architecture firm REX. The design combines functions of Library, Life-Long Learning Center and Music Center. The new combination was named the project “LLLibrary”. + Project description courtesy of REX REX and Principal in Charge Joshua Prince-Ramus have been named the winner […]

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Cahill Center for Astrophysics | Morphosis

Cahill Center for Astrophysics | Morphosis

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• May 13, 2009 • Comments (0)

Los Angeles practice architect Morphosis (led by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne) has designed the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology, located in Pasadena, California. The Cahill Center conceptually acts as an astronomical instrument, pierced by a vertical volume, tilted its lense to maximize the penetration of natural daylight […]

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Library and Learning Centre in Vienna, Won by Zaha Hadid

Library and Learning Centre in Vienna, Won by Zaha Hadid

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• December 21, 2008 • Comments (1)

One of our favorite architects and also the Pritzker Archietcture Prize 2004 winner, Zaha Hadid,  has won the competition for the library and learning centre at the university of economics and business in Vienna. The linear distorted line, form or even the space always can be seen in Zaha hadid‘s project. No doubt, they all […]

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Seattle Public Library | Rem Koolhaas OMA

Seattle Public Library | Rem Koolhaas OMA

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• September 10, 2008 • Comments (0)

Project: Seattle Public Library Design architect: Rem Koolhaas OMA Local architects: LMN Architects, Seattle Location: Seattle, Washington Size: 362,987 square feet After 4 year of the project’s completion, the Seattle Public Library celebrates it’s “Libraries for All” building program. The Central Library in downtown Seattle was opened in May 2004, which was designed by Dutch […]

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