w est v alley b ranch l ibrary n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
w est v alley b ranch l ibrary PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
w est v alley b ranch l ibrary

Loading in 2 Seconds...

  share
play fullscreen
1 / 9
chul

w est v alley b ranch l ibrary - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

134 Views
Download Presentation
w est v alley b ranch l ibrary
An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author. While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. west valley branch library architect: rob wellington quigley spring of 2003

  2. site 1243 San Tomas Aquino RD, San José, California 95117 The site’s nature, existing trees were preserved. Landscaping is drought tolerant, low water use and features high-efficiency irrigation controls to reduce use of water.

  3. green features • skylights above the woven screen ceiling diffuser provide even day lighting until sunset when sensors turn on the lights. • air conditioning is kept to a minimum through carefully shaded windows, efficient insulation, and an under-floor mechanical system. In addition, thick concrete block walls add thermal mass to the structure. • more than 25% of the materials used during the construction contain recycled content, including the ceramic tile, carpeting, and flooring. • The building was designed and constructed to use 50% less irrigation water than standard buildings.

  4. plan this building is a focus of community life and acts as a beacon from the street as well.

  5. sections

  6. roof The building is carefully designed to minimize the use of artificial light source. The woven screen acts as a large diffuser to create soft, even light.

  7. interior inside, the library features light shelves,waterless urinals, and automatic sensors for sinks and toilets.

  8. exterior entrance architect’s models (bird’s-eye view)

  9. circulation/parti/ geometry circulation parti basic geometry