25 Nov '15, 6pm

Spanish architects reuse railway sleepers to build a sculptural library extension

The architects covered the extension in wooden railway sleepers as if the tracks that once ran near the station were dismantled and stacked to create a new piece of architecture. Another reason behind the choice of cladding is the fact that, after the railway disappeared, the remaining building felt oddly out of place. By creating a visual connection to its past, the architect managed to root the location into its context and relate the

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/spanish-architects-reuse-railway-sle...

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