Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (C3 no.416)

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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library _ Mecanoo + Beyer Blinder Belle

C3 no.416 / pp.32-45 (14 pages)

 

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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library _ Mecanoo + Beyer Blinder Belle

New York, USA, 2021

A Manhattan library, reborn and reaching high
Situated on Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York’s busiest central circulating library has been completely rebuilt within its 1914 shell and steel frame, and a sculptural angular roof with public rooftop amenities added. Netherlands-based Mecanoo Architects led the design in collaboration with local practice Beyer Blinder Belle, who led the historic preservation. The project effectively replaces the Mid Manhattan Library with a new 16,722m2 building, now called the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL). […]