Marne-La-Vallée University Library

Marne-La-Vallée University Library

Architect
Aldric Beckmann Architects
Location
Paris, France | View Map
Project Year
2012
Category
Libraries
Olivier Amsellem

Marne-La-Vallée University Library

Aldric Beckmann Architects as Architects

Located on a remarkable site, the High House Farm, the new Marne-la-Vallée library has been designed with the conservation and the regeneration of its historic and physical heritage in mind. The contemporary architecture coexists and dialogues with the historic architecture, a confrontation that is dynamic and convivial: the forecourt is home to a work by the artist Krijn de Koning, fulfilling the obligation to devote 1% of the budget for a public building on a cultural intervention.


The new central library was built as part of an ambitious public regeneration project, dedicated to research and further education, and focused on making university centres more attractive.


The nerve centre of the university, the library will offer a new quality of life for students.

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