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Usera Public Library – Madrid, Spain

Posted in Built by Katrina Fierro on October 3, 2022

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Name: Usera Public Library

Location: Madrid, Spain

Address: Av. de Rafaela Ybarra, 43, 28026 Madrid, Spain

Architects: Juan Herreros, Iñaki Ábalos (formerly of the firm Abalos & Herreros)

Project Architect: Ángel Jaramillo

Collaborating Artist: Peter Halley

Structural: José Manuel Sierra, Juan Gómez

Services: José Cruz, Pedro Blanco

Construction: Dragados, S.A.

Client: Comunidad de Madrid

Completed: 2003

Area: 3500 sq m

AE Interests: Organization of space for user function, integration with surroundings, simplified construction, and creation of an atmosphere of delicate airiness. A structure concreted in the core and perimeter, with open, column-free middle, contributes to this airiness.

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Essay

The original article for this building was posted on January 25, 2010 by Zaid Arzate.

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