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Transformation of an Old Garage into a Library / NOMA Architects

  • 13:00 - 26 July, 2016
Transformation of an Old Garage into a Library / NOMA Architects
Transformation of an Old Garage into a Library  / NOMA Architects, © Jean S. Lorentzen
© Jean S. Lorentzen

© Jean S. Lorentzen © Jean S. Lorentzen © Jean S. Lorentzen © Jean S. Lorentzen + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tjøme, Norway
  • Architect in Charge

    NOMA Architects
  • Design Team

    Vincenzo Marchese, Petter Nordahl
  • Area

    65.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

© Jean S. Lorentzen
© Jean S. Lorentzen
© Jean S. Lorentzen
© Jean S. Lorentzen

Text description provided by the architects. On the Norwegian island of Tjøme, NOMA architects transformed the roof of an old garage into a library.

© Jean S. Lorentzen
© Jean S. Lorentzen

By using natural and untreated materials such as wood, stone and concrete, architects Vincenzo Marchese and Petter Nordahl created a combined library, kitchen and workspace without changing the original size of the area.

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The walls are elevated in all directions in order to optimize the number of bookshelves. The windows are integrated into the bookshelves in order to create an exciting geometrical space highlighting the beautiful daylight.

© Jean S. Lorentzen
© Jean S. Lorentzen

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Cite: "Transformation of an Old Garage into a Library / NOMA Architects" 26 Jul 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/791879/transformation-of-an-old-garage-into-a-library-noma-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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