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2007 – 2014



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Carrer de Sant Gervasi de Cassoles, 85
08022 Barcelona

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City council of Barcelona

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€6 million

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Joan Maragall Library Change this

Barcelona, Spain
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The motto with which the project to the competition of ideas was "Garden of Light". These two words sum up the two ideas of the project: to maintain and improve the existing garden, and at the same time get cheerful and well-lit spaces. The library is inserted under the garden of Florida Villa, in the shade of its trees. Inside, a landscape in itself, articulated and changing, where each use and each user find their place. It is a personalized and unique space.


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