New Taipei Metropolis Library Taishan Department / A.C.H Architects

New Taipei Metropolis Library Taishan Department / A.C.H Architects

New Taipei City Library Taishan Branch / A.C.H Architects - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Shelving

Textual content description offered by the architects. Based 20 years in the past, this library is located on the fifth flooring of a authorities constructing, with neighboring markets and a nursery downstairs in New Taipei Metropolis Taishan District. The inside house was cramped and out of date, poorly organized in format, inadequate daylighting, and leaking points, which isn’t secure and an unprecedented spot amongst residents. These days, by implementing app reservation programs and inter-library guide sharing, there are extra areas allowed to enhance customer motion. Moreover, kids beneath age 12 account for 11% of this district inhabitants, which suggests, together with their mother and father, roughly 30% of the inhabitants may have a kids’s studying space. Contemplating that, a comfortable and spacious baby studying space for all ages is our foremost concern as effectively.

New Taipei City Library Taishan Branch / A.C.H Architects - Interior Photography, Shelving, Table
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New Taipei City Library Taishan Branch / A.C.H Architects - Interior Photography, Shelving

With an open inside format, the library is deliberate to satisfy the wants of recent libraries and consists of ample daylight by way of the holistic configuration of furnishings placement. A way of constraint quickly disappears and turns into enlarged whereas coming into from the entrance desk into the studying space. This undertaking library makes use of the excessive ceiling of the present constructing to create a collection of distinctive bookshelf designs. The see-through guide shelving not solely shapes a multi-level house and visible expertise but in addition encourages guests to see the library as an extension of their residing house and thereby enhancing the library utilization.

New Taipei City Library Taishan Branch / A.C.H Architects - Interior Photography, Table, Windows
New Taipei City Library Taishan Branch / A.C.H Architects - Interior Photography, Dining room, Table, Chair, Windows

Constructing a secure and satisfying public house for all demographics across the group is the principle purpose. Inside a 1320 sqm space and 6-meter ceiling top, the single-story library is open-plan and consists of a number of practical areas. Mountainous design ideas derive from the district identify. Wooden open shelving integrated with hole boards varieties a conceptual woodland beneath a cloudy sky, demarcating space compartments. A continuity of clear materiality and see-through design creates a poetic visible unity and interactive parent-child setting. Moreover, in comparison with the identical interval final yr, there was a 50% enhance within the variety of guests to the library, and the utilization of the kids’s studying space has surged by greater than 3 occasions after the renovation.

New Taipei City Library Taishan Branch / A.C.H Architects - Interior Photography, Shelving, Beam


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