November 18, 2008

open books: Bibloteca Comunale di Nembro

Bibloteca Comunale di Nembro is the conversion of a former century old primary school into a dramatic community library by Italian atelier Archea . The facade of terracotta elements glazed in carmine red are meant to recall the many books open to the public, and simultaneously reflected as filtered light pours on the interior casting shadows of the books over carrels.

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