Kressbronn Library (C3 no.403)


Steimle Architekten

C3 no.403 / pp.122-137 (16 pages)



Kressbronn Library _ Steimle Architekten

Kressbronn a. B., Germany, 2018

The guiding principle for the design of Kressbronn Library was to treat the architectural heritage with consideration and respect, preserving the character of the old barn while transforming it – with just a few, well-considered interventions – into a modern, accessible building. The conversion of the former agricultural building should preserve its character, retain its deeply overhanging roof and also maintain the traditional division between the solid ground floor and the threshing floor above. […]