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The National University Library | ANMA

00:00 05 April in Architecture, Interior Design, Library
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Architects: ANMA
Location: Place de la République, 67000 ,
Area: 18800.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Vincent Fillon

04-04-2015:ArchDaily: The original architecture of the National Strasbourg University Library (BNU) was wilhelmian and reflected the historicism of the late 19th century with its symmetrical design and its very square layout. Rehabilitation work in the 1950s hid part of the strong point of this initial design. The third phase carried out between 2006 and 2014 was a return to basics. The original central design has been restored, and the relationship between interiors and exteriors reactivated. Above all, the dome has been highlighted by a central staircase that is bathed in very carefully studied light. Both a symbolic and structural element, it returns to a form of monumentality shed of the triumphalism of its beginnings…Read More!

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