Hauptbücherei Wien

Hauptbücherei Wien

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In 1998 a competition was made by the city Vienna, Magistratsabteilung 13:Bildung und außerschulische Jugendbetreuung. The aim of the project was to plan a new library for the city vienna. Mag. Arch. Erns Mayr, an austrian architect, wone the competition. The complex is located directly on the main ring, the Gürtel, nearby the main railway station, the westbahnhof. Below the library are the rails of the metro, the undergroundrailway U6. Its floor plan meassures about 150 m to 28m. The gross floor area comes to 10.600 m2; the effective area amounts 6.090 m2.The complex accomodates not only a library, also a cafe is placed on top of the roof. Modelled by: Lena Neudecker
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