Lori Ziemba

Lori Ziemba

San Francisco, CA, US


The New DaVinci Library

Create a building that can be experienced from all sides.

The entire building is lifted off the ground to create a large public piazza at ground level.

The regularity of the existing Uffizi Gallery plan is extruded onto the site, and rotated
to create a series of dynamic interior spaces. The five libraries are separated by large
outdoor circulation spaces marked by voids in elevation.

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Status: School Project
Location: Florence, Italy
Additional Credits: 4th Year Pre-Comprehensive Studio Project at New Jersey Institute of Technology