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New Central and Regional Library, Berlin, Germany
The new Central and Regional Library provides an interface between the city and the park. On one side lays the nearby veins of the city, the motorway and S-Bahn, and on the other, resides the vast expanse of the airfield with its former runway cutting a straight a path alongside.
A self-supporting shell forms the basic structure of the building and spans a wide envelope around the books. The architecture references the form of a hangar folding inwards at the base in a welcoming gesture towards the accessible entrances inside. The generous, two-story foyer allows for quick... >>>