Seashore Library by Vector Architects

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TYPOLOGICAL CATEGORIES:

ARCHITECTURE

SOCIOLOGICAL CATEGORIES:

COMMUNITY

EVOCATIVE CATEGORIES:

SKIN, UNNATURAL

DETAILS:

MAP_CHINA

AUTHOR:

Vector Architects

YEAR:

2015

LOCATION:

Nandaihe Pleasure City, Dai He Da Jie, Funing Xian, Qinhuangdao Shi, Hebei Sheng, China

PHOTOGRAPHS:

image ©He Bin,Su Shengliang,Xia Zhi,Sun Dongping

SOURCE:

archdaily

TXT:

At that moment, we envision the future library should also be quietly sitting on the seashore. From outside, it looks like a weathered rock that is pure and solid; but inside, what it contains is the rich feelings and experiences. When walking into the space, one starts to feel the light, breezes, and sound of the ocean. What comes after the perception is the unique spiritual linkage between each individual and the sea. In here, everyone can slow down the usual pace, and unfold the feeling of distant and loneliness different from the city life.
The design began with section. The library houses a reading area, a meditation space, activity room, a drinking bar and a resting area. According to each space, we establish distinctive relationship between space and the ocean; define how light and wind enters into each room.

txt: Vector Architects

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