Mecanoo and Beyer Blinder Belle Architects work together to renovate this Mid-Manhattan library located in New York. Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library is a renovation project that completed in 2021 with 16,722 m2 in size. It becomes a new-generation library with new features and special facilities for business, adult learning, and young users.
Macau Central Library: A New Library Building with A Facade Inspired by Former Modernist Design of Hotel
This 15,000 m2 ongoing project offers an awesome library that will provide a forward-thinking platform for influencing its surroundings. This new library building will be located by the Tap Seac square in the historical center of Macau, situated on the site of the former Hotel Estoril. Started in 2020, Macau Central Library is designed by mecanoo with a facade inspired by the former modernist design of the hotel.
The design of MAYU and Mecanoo for this modern library can represent the meeting of histories, generations, and also cultures in one building. Tainan Public Library is located in Tainan, Taiwan with 37,000 m2 in size. It is an awesome project that realized from 2017 to 2020, designed as a home to the city’s cultural heritage, films, music, art, and also more than a million books.
Spoorzone Dordrecht: Transformation of A Railway into A Pleasant Destination with Spectacular Green Areas
The vision of this awesome project is to transform a railway into a pleasant destination in Dordrecht, Netherlands. Spoorzone Dordrecht is an ongoing project by mecanoo for Gemeente Dordrecht that started in 2020. Besides the transformation, this project also includes the development of some areas nearby to provide 6000 homes, stations, parks, amenities, and also commercial spaces.