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Competition Entry: Sang-Uk & Heeyun's Proposal for Copenhagen's New Modern Library

Competition Entry: Sang-Uk & Heeyun's Proposal for Copenhagen's New Modern Library
Competition Entry: Sang-Uk & Heeyun's Proposal for Copenhagen's New Modern Library, © Sang-Uk & Heeyun
© Sang-Uk & Heeyun

Sang-Uk & Heeyun has shared with us their entry for the AWR Copenhagen New Modern Library Competition. Centered around park, sea, and the city, the undulating ribbed library aims to connect to its surroundings seamlessly. “The form of building reflects the idea of continuous and extended circulation from everywhere to everywhere,” says Sang-Uk & Heeyun.

“Like a traditional building typology in Denmark, the new library features a courtyard… The facade, roof, courtyard and skylight are all made of one integrated system. This integrated system allows abundant and filtered daylight into the space to make delightful atmosphere.”

© Sang-Uk & Heeyun
© Sang-Uk & Heeyun
© Sang-Uk & Heeyun
© Sang-Uk & Heeyun

Public space, a spacious entrance hall, lecture and multimedia rooms, a bookstore, cafe and locker are all located on the ground floor. Additional library and reading space is located on the second floor - complete with filtered daylight and panoramic city views. 

As Sang-Uk & Heeyun describes, “[The library’s] relaxed atmosphere in the middle of nature reminds unique Danish culture ‘HYGGE’.”

© Sang-Uk & Heeyun
© Sang-Uk & Heeyun
  • Competition

    AWR Copenhagen Library
  • Award

    Competition Entry
  • Architects

    Sang-Uk & Heeyun
  • Architects in Charge

    Sang-Uk Park, Heeyun Bang
  • Area

    1700.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Competition Entry: Sang-Uk & Heeyun's Proposal for Copenhagen's New Modern Library" 04 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/583775/competition-entry-sang-uk-and-heeyun-s-proposal-for-copenhagen-s-new-modern-library/> ISSN 0719-8884
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