The delegation, 15 people, of 18th Cross-Strait Conference on Architecture visited National Library of Information, designed by JJP, on November 9th.
The library’s architecture manifestation is the “horizontal flow” of folding skin and shifting strip windows that evoke ripples through the changing light and shadows. The water analogy is further reinforced by the use of round mosaics that are reminiscent of river pebbles. The same concept is carried through into the interior where light ribbons in the ceiling serve as circulation guides. Such interesting concepts triggered the experts from china for a heated discussion.
National Library of Information has been widely promoting itself since June, 2012. This year they even added some more innovative programs, for instance, interactive information, elderly services, furniture sponsorship, and corporate adoption, to pursue a different image for readers that how a library lives in their minds.