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Bayuquan Library / DSD

  • 01:00 - 8 August, 2013
Bayuquan Library / DSD
Bayuquan Library / DSD, Courtesy of DSD
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Bayuquan, Yingkou, Liaoning, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Kege Ling
  • Assisted by

    Yin Qin, Ding Wu and Long Chen from Shanghai Zhongsen Architecture Design
  • Interior Design

    DSD, China Architecture Design & Research Group, Tsinghua Gongmei
  • Interior Designer

    Jianguo Wang, Ye Zhang
  • Acoustic Design

    China IPPR International Engineering Corporation
  • Stage Facility

    China PLA General Armament Department
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Text description provided by the architects. Bayuquan library is another project designed by DSD in Bayuquan near Bayuquan Theatre. The idea of this design was from two rotated books. And the rotated blocks provide a best view. The library is mainly made up of 3 parts including the basement block containing 2 levels, the cantilever (3rd floor) and the connection.

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Courtesy of DSD

The roof of the lower block provide exterior space for outdoor activities. In order to have a better view inside, the cantilever employs a full curtain wall. Additionally, the triangular atrium ensures enough daylight of the reading room.

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The library use the similar material and construction strategy as the Bayuquan theatre.


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Cite: "Bayuquan Library / DSD" 08 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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