Rut Arnedo Forcada

Rut Arnedo Forcada

Tudela, ES



Rather than creating an isolated object at the end of the axis, the library begins to rise to fold in on itself, creating a wave of social activity. Like a surreal moment of bending gravity or warped reality, the pavement of the axis rises forming a curved horizon like a breaking wave only to form a roof and fold before it returns to look back to the main axis.
The head on top of the podium, is the most important part of the library. A cut incision at the joint of the both elements, materialized in a large entrance ramp system, becomes the main entrance to the library, connecting both sides in the middle of the cube.

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: Xiangyang, China
My Role: Principal designer and team leader
Additional Credits: CSCEC