the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Library
  4. Portugal
  5. Belém Lima Architects
  6. 2006
  7. 9861BBVR Dr Júlio Teixeira Municipal Library / Belém Lima Architects

9861BBVR Dr Júlio Teixeira Municipal Library / Belém Lima Architects

  • 00:00 - 11 September, 2011
9861BBVR Dr Júlio Teixeira Municipal Library / Belém Lima Architects
9861BBVR Dr Júlio Teixeira Municipal Library / Belém Lima Architects, © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Vila Real, Portugal
  • Project Team

    Carla Barros, Sofia Lourenço, Pedro Pinto, Isabel Nunes, Filipe Silva
  • Engineering

    Norvia | coord MJ Borges
  • Client

    Câmara Municipal de Vila Real
  • Area

    2911.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2006
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. In this building, the Municipal Library and the Literary Guild coexist independently.

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The vertical volume above the foyer and the sloped entrance tunnel create an urban image, the trait of the building.

Section
Section

The interiors are easy to read. From an intense white foyer, the children go downstairs and the adults, upstairs. The reading rooms are rectangles, as warehouses for neatly archived books.

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

View the complete gallery

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Belém Lima Architects
Office
Cite: "9861BBVR Dr Júlio Teixeira Municipal Library / Belém Lima Architects" 11 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/167243/dr-julio-teixeira-municipal-library-belem-lima-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.