[archiseeds] España Library in Colombia by Giancarlo Mazzanti

España Library

About from the Architect:

The Project is located on one of the hillsides that have been affected by the violence since the 80´s because of the drug traffic network that operates in the city of Medellin. It is part of the government’s social master plan program to give equal economic and social opportunities to the population.

The program asked for a building with library, training room, administration room and auditorium on a unique volume. The proposal was to fragment the program in three groups: The library, the rooms, and the auditorium; then join them with a bottom platform that allows flexibility and autonomy, improving the people’s participation considering each volume operates independently. Continue reading on archdaily.com

Architects – Giancarlo Mazzanti

Location – Santo Domingo, Antioquia, Colombia

Project Year – 2005

España Library

España Library

España Library

España Library