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Central Library, Universidad Catolica del Norte / Marsino Arquitectos Asociados

  • 01:00 - 24 June, 2008
Central Library, Universidad Catolica del Norte / Marsino Arquitectos Asociados
Central Library, Universidad Catolica del Norte / Marsino Arquitectos Asociados
  • Architects

  • Location

    Universidad de Antofagasta, Los Inmigrantes Avenida Angamos 601, Antofagasta, Región de Antofagasta, Chile
  • Architect

    Marsino Arquitectos Asociados
  • Collaborators

    Diego Achurra, Alejandro Rojas D., Jaime Fuentes D., Paula Herrera, Arturo Steinberg, Gonzalo Días
  • Structural Engineer

    Ivan Vladilo
  • Lighting

    Enzo Anziani
  • Client

    Universidad Catolia del Norte
  • Contractor

    Empresa Constructora Villalobos - Convi S.A.
  • Structure Materials

    Concrete
  • Area

    331.696 sqm
  • Project Year

    2002

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From the architect. Marsino Arquitectos designed the Central Library for the Universidad Católica del Norte in Chile. Several access points, circulations and gathering spaces result in a fluid space that fits with current educational methodologies.

The architectural container materializes the gathering in spaces to develop the social and collaborative role of contemporary libraries, distant from the old archive-like approach for libraries.

Its facade consolidates the institutional image of the University, that has been developed as a series of temporary constructions.

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