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Central Library of the PUC Campinas / Piratininga Arquitetos Associados

  • 01:00 - 17 April, 2014
Central Library of the PUC Campinas / Piratininga Arquitetos Associados
Central Library of the PUC Campinas / Piratininga Arquitetos Associados, © Bebete Viegas
© Bebete Viegas

© Bebete Viegas © Bebete Viegas © Bebete Viegas © Bebete Viegas + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Avenida John Boyd Dunlop, Campinas - São Paulo, Brazil
  • Architect in Charge

    José Armênio de Brito Cruz, Renata Semin
  • Area

    3200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2005
  • Technical Coordination

    Fabiana Terenzi Stuchi
  • Collaboration

    Joana Maia Rosa Rojo, Juliana Gomes Trickett, Juliana de Araújo Antunes
  • Interns

    André Álvares Cruz Procópio, Davi Lemos de Moura Lacerda
  • Constructor

    Costa Feitosa
  • Steel Structure

    Medabil
  • Client

    Pontifícia Universidade Católica - PUC - city of Campinas, São Paulo (Catholic University)
  • Site Area

    8.170 m²
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© Bebete Viegas
© Bebete Viegas

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This project was awarded the Brazilian Association of Steel Structure Construction (ABCEM) Prize, in the category Best Steel Constructions in 2006.

© Bebete Viegas
© Bebete Viegas

This building was designed in 2004 to meet the specifications of an expansion plan that will aggregate 262,500 titles by 2013,  doubling the current library.

Detail
Detail

The project took into consideration the execution of various industrialized systems and materials, allowing the construction to be finished quickly and accurately.

© Bebete Viegas
© Bebete Viegas

The adopted solution integrated the construction system with the storage system of metallic bookcases, confirming thoroughly how the space fits in as a structure destined to serve as an access area. To sum up, the library was designed structured by its bookcases.

Section
Section

Integrated systems of natural ventilation and lighting were used to provide comfort and mobility for students and professors, as well as the preservation of the library.

This project was awarded the Brazilian Association of Steel Structure Construction (ABCEM) Prize, in the category Best Steel Constructions in 2006.

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