Seattle Central Library: the south and east sides--page 2 (of 8 pages)

Rem Koolhaas

View of the southwest corner looking up the steep hill; platforms/levels stacked and angled imaginatively


Looking from the southeast


The East entrance (or Fifth Avenue entrance)


The protected entrance

Whereas the Fourth Avenue entrance is protected by the huge cantilevered overhang, here a glazed porch runs along the length of the east side.

Works Cited or Consulted:

Michael Kubo and Ramon Prat. Seattle Public Library OMA/LMN. Barcelona: Actar, 2005.
Shannon Mattern. The New Downtown Library. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2007.

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© 2008 Mary Ann Sullivan. I have photographed (on site), scanned, and manipulated all the images on these pages. Please feel free to use them for personal or educational purposes. They are not available for commercial purposes.