Kilmo Kang

Kilmo Kang

New York, NY, US



The community library is an extension of the street. A snaking path structures the library space by winding through the site as it surrounds the larger programs of the library. Structured as a Vierendeel truss, the circulation space houses both the human and book circulation. On the contrary, the reading rooms and classrooms are contained within discrete faceted volumes that are supported by the truss. These spaces hover above the ground and provide rich relationships with the surrounding neighborhood. The building peels away from the ground allowing the sidewalk to extend below the building and inviting the public into a series of terraces at the interplay of the circulation truss and the faceted urban rooms. 

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Status: School Project
Location: Brooklyn, NY, US
My Role: Individual Project