LIBRARY UPF

Description

The main library hall of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra is housed in the former Barcelona water tank (Josep Fontseré, 1874), while the book collections, acces foyer and all the library services are housed in another building annexed to this one. The new project is juxtaposed to existing building and alters it in no way. It acts merely as a support, so that if the new structure were dismantled, it would reappear intact. Fontsere's building is a unique structure upon which two prefabricated concrete elements are superimposed to create a set of mezzanines that provide different environments in which to read.

Designer

Lluís Clotet / Ignaci Aparicio

Year

1993-1999


Customer Reviews
Tell us what you think!
Tell us what you think about the LIBRARY UPF. It will help us provide you with better products in the future and help your fellow BarcelonaConcept shoppers make better purchases.

Only registered users can write reviews.
Please, log in or register

Take 10% OFF

your next purchase when you join our email list

Sign up to receive promo code

* This offer is valid for first-time email subscribers only.To take advantage of this offer, enter your email address before closing this window. You can unsubscribe at any time. Click here to read our full privacy policy. Some promo code restrictions apply.