Transformation of an Old Garage into a Library / NOMA Architects

Transformation of an Old Garage into a Library / NOMA Architects

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Tjøme, Norway
  • Contractor:Byggservice AS
  • Energy Heating:Geothermal
  • City:Tjøme
  • Country:Norway
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© Jean S. Lorentzen
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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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Address:Tjøme, Norway

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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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