Constitución Public Library, Chile

Sebastian Irarrazaval completes the new public library of Constitución

Avaged by the 8.8 magnitude earthquake in 2010, the small coastal town of Constitución, Chile, has been steadily rebuilding, featuring the recently finished public library of Constitución by local architect SebastianIrarrazaval. The library is located along one of the edges of the central square, a site that holds civic and cultural importance to the town and elicits an opportunity to rethink a structure’s relationship to the public realm.

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