Library with wooden slats
Glass and concrete library. Use of distinct and iconographic wood

The Yuwen Library, designed by MAYU Architects, is a key part of the ongoing projects for the communities of Tainan City: located in a quality residential area, the symbolic use of wood is scenic

The main objective of the municipal projects called for by the city of Tainan was to bring together public facilities. This library appears as a generator of civic programs and library for children, being close to schools

Library with wooden slats

The library is a concrete structure of 4 floors and includes not only places for reading but also places for internet browsing, in this age of digital media and audiovisual resources

Library with wooden slats

Inserting themselves in a historical and socio-cultural context, the wooden elements above the lower concrete volume are fundamental to convey the idea of books and symbolize the reading area

Library with wooden slats

The shape of the wood is distinct and iconographic: there are vertical wooden slits that allow diffused sunlight to enter the interior spaces, surrounded by transparent walls

Library with wooden slats

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