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Community Library and Archive

The design of the library is expressed through the north-south axis, which is cutting the site, orientated to the Radar of the Madrid-Barajas Airport, a very singular element of identification of Paracuellos de Jarama, and at the same time limiting the heights of the entire urban center.
Series of cross-cutting skylights and the longitudinal ramp which develops this axis, invite, together with the existing drop, to play with mezzanine floors in the building.
Beginning with the access created as a plaza with a side grandstand, which is solving the strong drop, it creates a multifunctional space, being continued in the inside of the building…

Location

Paracuellos de Jarama, Spain

Client

Ayuntamiento de Paracuellos de Jarama

Program

Public Library, Archive

Year

2017

Status

Under Construction

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