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Born CC Library / Jorge Pérez Vale

  • 01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Born CC Library / Jorge Pérez Vale
Born CC Library / Jorge Pérez Vale , © Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

© Laura Serra Estorch © Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula + 22

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

Text description provided by the architects. The bookstore is based in the new Born CC in Barcelona, a Cultural Center located in a magnificient cast-iron structure market from the 19th century.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

The Cultural Centre is built around archaeological remains from 18th century discovered during the refurbishment of the building, it opened its doors in September of 2013.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

The building functioned as a market during 19th and 20th centuries, and its commercial activity gave a special personality to the whole neighbourhood.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

Design Conception

The bookshop has been designed to remain reminiscent of the former use of the building, trying to preserve sensations and personality from the old market,paying homage to the market trader days gone by.

© Laura Serra Estorch
© Laura Serra Estorch

Furniture was manufactured by a packaging company, and standard solutions from packaging boxes were used to create the furniture details. Most of the furniture is mobile and its position can be changed depending on requirements.

© Laura Serra Estorch
© Laura Serra Estorch

 Graphic design studio Roseta y Oihana was responsible for the graphic elements and signposting of the bookstore project. They used clean lines typography, basic materials and light to emphasize the interior design concept.

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Cite: "Born CC Library / Jorge Pérez Vale " 04 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/472963/born-cc-library-jorge-perez-vale/> ISSN 0719-8884