Spanish architects reuse railway sleepers to build a sculptural library extension
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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...