LocationTongling, Anhui, China
Design TeamLiu Jin, Yu Yiqing, Tao Zimin, Zhou Jing, Sibelle Hu, Tan Shuang
Text description provided by the architects. The library is built together in the school library on the basis of the original design plan, the formation of Tongling City Library, three Hall Xinhua Bookstore and Tongling Polytechnic Library one new model. Library area of about 11,000㎡, designed to seat 1500, a total amount of 700 000 books, after the completion of the use of the bookstore element Diversfied rich library services capabilities, provide the public with greater levels of reading experience.
First floor: two separate foyer hall, with a capacity of 400 people lecture hall, young children borrow area, book distribution center, children's lending section, visually impaired reading area and art galleries;
Layer / II mezzanine: Xinhua Bookstore, there are business selling books, cultural and creative stationery, gourmet food, education and training, and self-employed foreword postscript coffee tea etc;
Three layers: a sky garden-sitting reading hall, to create three-dimensional multi-level reading and interactive experience center. Small potted plants and echoed across the green table, remind the reader, here is the Tongling citizen "eco large study." And offers a free creative painting room.
Four layers: a comprehensive collection of books and reading area, HIFI room, listening room and listening room.
Fifth floor: reading area and set up a comprehensive self-study area, document library, electronic reading room, library and other special collections, including the electronic reading room interspersed with geometric forms of space is the way to bring readers and concepts of modern life.