26 Apr '15, 6am

Talk about building local. This library was built from wood harvested on-site.

is a study in developing a sustainably designed public space that is sensitive to the land’s needs. Designed by inFORM Studio , the project features an interior that is wrapped and supported by diseased ash tree lumber harvested from the 4.3 acre site. The Traverwood Branch Library subtly wraps around the perimeter of the site to maximize the green space, while the refreshingly contemporary shape and facade provides plenty of space and daylight to explore the library's collection.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/traverwood-library-built-from-beetle...

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