13.07.2017 - The New City Public Library
Office of Public Construction, Department of Public Works, Taoyuan City Government, Taiwan
Transcend Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd./ Xu Boyuan Architects
Taoyuan Public Library, Department of Cultural Affairs, Taoyuan City Government
Located in the Zhongzheng Arts District of Taoyuan, the new city public library, to be situated next door to the Taoyuan Arts Center, is the newest building block in what is intended to become a cultural center in the city. No longer just a book repository, libraries have embraced the digital age and are now providing additional activities for the community such as lectures, occupational therapy (OT) projects, theme restaurants, etc. In the case of the Taoyuan City Library, a cinema is also to be added.
The project site, which is approximately 11 acres in area, is already the location of the modern Taoyuan Arts Center (2010). By locating the library at the top of the site, just across from the TAC on the opposite corner, a large area working as a plaza is left intact.
Bekanntgabe: 13. Juli 2017
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