The new library – the open house – is formed by the internal function and urban surroundings. Placed in between small scale houses and big public buildings, the new library appears as a merged figure of the small and big scale. The library is designed with living rooms of books that are stacked on each other in a dynamic composition creating inner courtyards lit with skylights.
Project: Library, extension
Size: 3.000 m2
Client: Hafnarfjordur Municipality
Collaborators: Va arkitektar
Location: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Status: 3. Prize