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Ghirardelli Architetti

Helsinki Central Library Competition Entry / Ghirardelli Architetti

11:00 - 30 November, 2012
Courtesy of Ghirardelli Architetti
Courtesy of Ghirardelli Architetti

The proposal by Ghirardelli Architetti for the Helsinki Central Library aims at being a place for everyone: open and accessible, usable and public. A public square animated by exhibitions, events and music. They propose a building where stratigraphy tells the plot of common feelings, the need of investigating, experimenting and understanding: all this is gathered and preserved in the libraries all over the world which people of all ages have given their contribution to, showing their own direct bond to the first trace given to build our memory. More images and architects’ description after the break.