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Spanish architects reuse railway sleepers to build a sculptural library extension

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 26, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Nov 25, 2015

The architects covered the extension in wooden railway sleepers as if the tracks that once ran near the station were dismantled and stacked to create a new piece of architecture. Another reason behind the choice of cladding is the fact that, after the railway disappeared, the remaining building felt oddly out of place. By creating a visual connection to its past, the architect managed to root the location into its context and relate the library with the Train's Boulevard. Related: Elegant...






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