Thursday, 22 January 2009

"José Hierro" Public Library


The Usera Public Library is a "landmark building" by the architects Ábalos y Herreros, built in 2002, it takes part on a 3 building promenade, together with the Usera Police Station and the Usera Health Center, creating an important urban space in a somehow caotic city pattern from the late 50's, 60's and 70's...

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15 comments:

hpy said...

It looks quite modern with those window panels/shutters!

Olivier said...

belle architecture, on dirait un bateau qui avance. Surprenante les fenêtres !!
nice architecture, they would say a boat which advances. Amazing windows!!

JM said...

I like the 'open pages'. Great building!

Babzy said...

nice building ,i like libraries , how does it look inside ;) ?

Photo Cache said...

it's modern and very interesting. madrid is very clean :)

My Bug Life said...

The structure looked unique...nice colours and shapes.

Ken Mac said...

kind of flat, looks like a ship. Nice.

Virginia said...

I agree with JM , pages of a book! Nice modern building in your city. We are so glad you are back among us. I love your blog , your photos, your city.
V

Kitty said...

good to see you're back!

wonderful photo. This looks like an architectural model. Something about it....

the donG said...

that's a very very elegant structure for a library. beautiful shot too!

arctic dreamer said...

what a handsome building!

humanobserver said...

Handsome building! Lol

Marc said...

Very sharply lined architecture, visually optimized by your angle. Nice one tr3nta!

Ivar Ivrig said...

Nice shot. Cool architechture.

magicpolaroid said...

beautiful architecture! I like the box buildings, and interiors are awesome!