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Varna

Parametric Design Helped Make this Street Library Out of 240 Pieces of Wood

08:00 - 29 November, 2017
Parametric Design Helped Make this Street Library Out of 240 Pieces of Wood, © Emanuil Albert
© Emanuil Albert

Downtown Studio's latest design for a street library in Bulgaria, that utilizes the tools of parametric design to create a wooden structure that is light and transportable.

The project, a natural undulating form that develops in a semicircle, is constructed by a series of wooden modules that provide a public space with shelves to store and share books.

© Emanuil Albert © Emanuil Albert © Emanuil Albert © Emanuil Albert + 29

Open Call: EFFIX Pavilion

05:45 - 20 May, 2016
Open Call: EFFIX Pavilion, EFFIX Pavilion Contest for the Sea Garden in Varna
EFFIX Pavilion Contest for the Sea Garden in Varna

Devnya Cement AD, a member of Italcementi Group, and Varna Design Forum invite all students of architecture and design, and all young professionals up to 35 years old from all over the world to participate in the international contest for conceptual design of a small trading pavilion, to be situated in the Seaside Park in the city of Varna. The goal is to enrich the urban design of Varna through the realization of a contemporary and inspiring concept for a trading pavilion constructed with the innovative materials of Italcementi Group. The contest will finish with the announcement of a winner selected by a five-member Jury Panel. The winner will be awarded with monetary prize, visit to the "i.lab" research center in Italy and realization of their project as a real-size prototype.

TheeAe Releases Proposal for Varna Regional Library in Bulgaria

06:00 - 23 February, 2016
TheeAe Releases Proposal for Varna Regional Library in Bulgaria , Courtesy of TheeAe LTD
Courtesy of TheeAe LTD

Hong Kong-based architecture firm TheeAe has released the plans for its entry to the competition for the Varna Regional Library in Varna, Bulgaria. The competition called for proposals to combine six regional libraries into one new site, ultimately awarding Architects for Urbanity the first prize.

Stewart Hollenstein Unveil Their Proposal for the Varna Regional Library

08:00 - 24 January, 2016
Stewart Hollenstein Unveil Their Proposal for the Varna Regional Library , Render by Luxigon. Image Courtesy of Stewart Hollenstein
Render by Luxigon. Image Courtesy of Stewart Hollenstein

Sydney-based firm Stewart Hollenstein has been awarded an Honorable Mention in the international design competition for a new 17,000 square-meter library in Varna, Bulgaria. Their design scheme focuses on Varna's rich history as a city known for its public gardens, and seeks to make the library a cultural center of the city.

Architects for Urbanity Win Competition for Varna Regional Library

14:18 - 2 December, 2015
Architects for Urbanity Win Competition for Varna Regional Library, © Architects for Urbanity
© Architects for Urbanity

Architects for Urbanity has been awarded first prize in a competition for a new regional library in Varna, Bulgaria. What will be known as the "Pencho Slaveykov," the proposed 17,500-square-meter building was lauded by the jury for its ability to fit into the context "unobtrusively." It's design features a transparent "open space of knowledge" that divides the building's mass into two volumes and encourages the public to enter. 

Open Call: Help House Over 860,000 Books and Media – Design the New Varna Library

08:00 - 4 October, 2015
Open Call: Help House Over 860,000 Books and Media – Design the New Varna Library, Courtesy of Municipality of Varna
Courtesy of Municipality of Varna

The Municipality of Varna and the Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria have launched a competition open to architects worldwide to design the new Varna Regional Library. Varna, the third-largest city in Bulgaria, has lacked a proper library building for years, and the library’s collection of over 860,000 items is spread across six different buildings in the city. The new competition aims to create a single space where the collection can be brought together, while creating an attractive public space in the city’s centre.

Graffiti Cafe / Studio MODE

00:00 - 5 May, 2012
Graffiti Cafe / Studio MODE, © 3 in Spirit
© 3 in Spirit

© 3 in Spirit © 3 in Spirit © 3 in Spirit © 3 in Spirit + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Varna, Bulgaria
  • Architect in Charge

    Studio Mode
  • Area

    300.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

Large Home Tree / Ignatov Architects

00:00 - 22 September, 2010
Large Home Tree / Ignatov Architects, Courtesy of  ignatov architects
Courtesy of ignatov architects

Courtesy of  ignatov architects Courtesy of  ignatov architects Courtesy of  ignatov architects Courtesy of  ignatov architects + 43

  • Architects

  • Location

    Varna, Bulgaria
  • Client

    George Bonin
  • Area

    780.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010