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Illustration by Tegmark



Illustration by Tegmark/CODE

Code participated in the competition for a new public library in Helsinki, Finland.

The competition proposal seeks to define the library as an important and inviting public institution in Helsinki. The public character of the building is articulated through an iconic void carved out of the shape. This clearly defined space expresses the library´s availability to the city and works as “the new metropolitan living room” of Helsinki.


A new metropolitan livingroom

Code: 421HEL
Programme: Public library
Type: Competition
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Period: 2012