Peckham Library: a pioneer of social architecture

Quick trip to Peckham, a district in south-east London, just to have a look at the local library. Is it weird? Maybe…but I’ve heard about this building at University and now that I live in London I thought that it deserved a visit, even because we are talking about a Stirling Prize winner (in 2000), the Oscar … Continue reading

There should have been a library

La biblioteca di Curno, in provincia di Bergamo, progettata dallo studio Archea si inserisce all’interno di un’area scolastica preesistente e attraverso la sua conformazione ricrea un inedito spazio teatrale, una cavea gradonata  che costituisce la morfologia della struttura stessa offrendo un ulteriore spazio vivibile per la comunità. L’edificio è così fruibile in ogni sua parte, … Continue reading

The new urban protagonist: the library

First post to show an example of excellence in architecture which is nice, functional and that upgrades the urban environment in which it is inserted so as it promises on paper, capable of becoming a reference point for culture, leisure and play of a city . The building in question is the new library / … Continue reading