Les Corts District Library

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Preserving the atmosphere of the old factory; keep on knitting.

A new library with auditorium and other cultural and social facilities to be built in a 1930’s existing factory, consisting in three volumes. The main room is a delicate hall beautifully illuminated by big skylights facing north and is catalogued with the highest patrimonial protection. The other two buildings -the offices- can be transformed or demolished. An open public space at the entrance is highly recommended.

4.675 m2

7.612.000 €
2nd Prize in open competition

  • Date: 2010
  • Client: Town Hall of Barcelona
  • Filed under: competition