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Library of the Institute of Law

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Santiago Calatrava
 
location Zurich
function archive, library, renovation, university
contributed by Buschi

Library for the law faculty of the university of Zurich (Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut RWI). The old building from Hermann Fietz was built 1909. Calatrava received the assignment already in 1989 but it took another ten years until the construction started. The exterior stayed pretty much untouched. The whole intervention is more of a giant piece of wooden furniture placed in the atrium of the existing building. The library has 5000 meters space for books and 500 working places. The oval skylight has an integrated mechanical sun shade.

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hendrik says:
Worth to see. The line is elegantissima!! 
KYOTO, Japan 17-Aug-10
Fredrix says:
Beautiful building from the inside, majesctic feeling from the wood. Only bad thing is the empty groundfloor, feels unfinished. The roof is the most beautiful.
26-Mar-10
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Library of the Institute of Law
Address
Rämistrasse 76
Switzerland
http://www.rwi.uzh.ch/bibliothek.html
Project is public!
Opening hours Library: Mo - Fr: 8:00-21:00. Sa: 8:00-17:00. Info desk: Mo - Fr: 10:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00.
How to get there? train station 'Zurich Stadelhofen' (by Calatrava as well), tram 11 (to Auzelg) or tram 15 (Bucheggplatz) or 3 minutes walk to 'Bellevue' . Take tram 9 (to Hirzenbach) or tram 5 (to Kirche Fluntern) to 'Kantonsschule', then 100m walk in the direction of the tram. Classizistic building on the right with a bronze sculpture. Entrance on the back.
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Completion 8- 2004
Cost € 39000000,-
ArchitectSantiago Calatrava
Client University of Zurich
 
Project ID 1283
Latitude/Longitude 47°22'25N 08°33'00E
Contributed by Buschi
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