Projects

National Library, Warsaw

Location
Warsaw, Al. Niepodległości 213
Competition
I miejsce
Investor
Polish National Library
Design team
Tomasz Konior
Katarzyna Sokołowska SOKKA
Wojciech Sokołowski SOKKA
Angelika Drozd
Dominik Koroś
Michał Lipiec
Marcin Piotrowski
Wojciech Przywecki
Piotr Straszak
Mikołaj Zdanowski
Ewelina Bidzińska SOKKA
Michał Latko SOKKA
Description
Human and a book are the main reasons for creating and functioning of the libraries. The intuitive movement around the building, lack of the architectural barriers, ergonomics, specialized lighting and arrangement as well as the variety of accompanying functions directly impact the popularity of places. On the other hand, proper storage of the collection of books, logic of reading spaces and serving functions, very productive installations, economics of maintaining the facility and the use of the latest technologies increases the quantity, quality and diversity of collections as well as their availability and security.