Czech National Library Prague
The New National Library of the Czech Republic is situated within a large green site on the Letna plateau in Prague. The 40.000 sqm building is placed on a white unpolished marble platform, with mirror finished stainless steel wings lifted up the perimeter edges to reflect the building from different angles.
The architecture of the proposed building is a three dimensional object shaped to minimize the volume and to extend the views over the surrounding tree level. Its unique form and curvature is a reference to baroque buildings in Prague.
The skin is covered with champagne coloured anodised alumini...

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5 photos and 15 drawings

Building Activity

  • Kuba Caja
    Kuba Caja updated
    about 5 years ago via OpenBuildings.com
  • Kuba Caja
    Kuba Caja commented
    This building is just a concept that won the competition for the new library, but its realisation has been cancelled.
    about 5 years ago via Mobile