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José Luis Martínez Library / Alejandro Sánchez García

José Luis Martínez Library / Alejandro Sánchez García
José Luis Martínez Library / Alejandro Sánchez García, © Jaime Navarro
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Text description provided by the architects. The building, personal library of Jose Luis Martinez, is a conceptual replica of the diplomat’s house and studio. The project reveals itself sequentially on the basis of two halls and a double-height mezzanine floor.

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A glass tower serves as a staircase and as a translucent, exhibition space. Both halls, connected at the perimeter and via both stairways, are lined in wood and bookshelves that run from floor to ceiling and generate a double reading in both vertical and horizontal directions.

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© Jaime Navarro

The steel structure, mounted on the essence of the original construction by omitting the ceiling.

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© Jaime Navarro

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Cite: "José Luis Martínez Library / Alejandro Sánchez García" [Fondo José Luis Martínez / Alejandro Sánchez García - Taller 6A] 22 Feb 2019. ArchDaily. (Trans. Molinare, Alexandra) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/706935/jose-luis-martinez-library-slash-alejandro-sanchez-garcia/> ISSN 0719-8884

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