Gosan public library
Aligning the building to the direction of the summer wind, the design enables wind from the lowest part of the courtyard to rise and move between layers. Such growth is a significant determinant in matters of upward social mobility and increased life opportunity. The library also provides opportunities for intellectual trade and growth both analog and digital within the Suseong-gu community. The Daegu Gosan Public Library is an elastic archive for all. Forma Status.
DAEGU GOSAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
PEZ » Daegu Gosan Public Library, Daegu
At first, the preservation room located in underground easily can be controlled humidity and temperature as well as the safety. As if a condensed volume of static knowledge had been sliced open, then pulled apart to reveal and share the re-discovered knowledge in interactive dialogues through a network of spatially continuous interstices, the DGPL is a trajectory that unfolds over a m long sequence of loosely intertwined spaces. It also gives extra space for greenery and outdoor rest area. The library is conceived from one continuous geometrical shape. The library opens to the street, making knowledge appealing for the public and the city. The latter includes six scenarios of space organization. The site is situated in a pivot point between three different urban conditions: the park and greenery in the north, the residential neighborhood in the west and commercial area in the east.
013 Daegu Gosan Public Library, Daegu
The design shape is based on the wind direction and acceleration. The minimal formal language of the architecture allows the Library to capture the textures of the existing trees and the books within, creating a cohesive experience that celebrates both. The project represents a library that is able to accelerate and, at the same time, maintain sharing of information within the era, in which the way of conveying information has changed and confusions rise from the flood of indiscriminate information. What the library building should express is accessibility of information and etherealization of knowledge. Sustainability, Passive Design 1 Natural ventilation - Avoid accumulation of heat and pollutant inside building. This project seek to be creative within the realm of being realistic and cost efficient, while at the same time, meeting all the expectations of the competition. Even though valuable archive is exhibited to all visitors visually, the condition of media can be maintained without any physical damage.