British Library, Boston Spa
Carmody Groarke 

British Library, Boston Spa

Carmody Groarke 

A masterplan seeks to give the second campus of the British Library a significant overhaul, enhancing its storage capacity as well as improving its overall environmental performance.

The revamped brutalist building will include new public zones with warm-toned wooden finishes, and will be joined by a repository clad in mirror aluminum, with space for the institution’s growing collection of books...[+]

Instalaciones de la Biblioteca Británica
British Library, Boston Spa (United Kingdom).

Cliente Client
The British Library.

Arquitectos Architects
Carmody Groarke / Andy Groarke, Anna Russell, Bradley Sumner, Carolin Bongartz, Cecilia Vincen, Chiara Barrett, David Philips, Dominika Kubricka, Ed Soden, Eleanora Vale, James Hignett, James Taylor, Joe Walker, Jonathan Anderson, Kevin Carmody, Neil Michels, Paul Bisbrown, Peter Lee, Rowan Seaford, Sabrah Islam, Sian Ricketts, Jennifer Oguguo (equipo team).

Consultores Consultants
Price & Myers (estructura structure); Buro Happold (instalaciones y soluciones Passivhaus MEP services and Passivhaus solutions); J&L Gibbons (paisajismo landscape); Hennessy Godden (arquitecto técnico quantity surveyor); Wilhey (automatización automation); Elemental (estanqueidad airtightness); Montresor Partnership (fachada facade); CS Todd (protección contra incendios fire protection); Assent (licencias urbanísticas approved inspector).

Superficie Area
5.200 m² (almacén nuevo new archive); 31.750 m² (edificio preexistente pre-existing building).

Imágenes Images