Public Library Augsburg

© Peter Bartenbach
© Peter Bartenbach
© Peter Bartenbach
© Peter Bartenbach & Schrammel Architekten
© Peter Bartenbach
© Peter Bartenbach
locationAugsburg, Germany
ArchitectSchrammel Architects, Germany
CategoryDaylighting Design, Cultural buildings
DivisionLighting Design

The three levels of this transparent building are flooded with natural light. The façades are equipped with reflective daylight blinds that redirect natural light into the depths of the rooms while simultaneously providing efficient solar shading. Three so-called “light funnels” in the roof transport daylight down to the entrance level, creating stimulating lighting effects in the interior. Thanks to this natural lighting concept, artificial lighting is largely unnecessary during the day.

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