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Drummondville Public Library, Drummondville, Canada. Architect: Chevalier Morales Architects, 2020.

Drummondville Public Library, Drummondville, Canada. Architect: Chevalier Morales Architects, 2020.
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: Curved stairway balustrade and book shelving. Drummondville Public Library, Drummondville, Canada. Architect: Chevalier Morales Architects, 2020.
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:Drummondville Public Library, Drummondville, Canada. Architect: Chevalier Morales Architects, 2020.
:Drummondville
:Canada
:Chevalier Morales Architects
:www.chevaliermorales.com
:Public And Government
:Library Media Centre
:2020
:VIEW Architecture
:Originating from an architectural competition, the Drummondville Library project transposes the historical, cultural, and poetic essence of the region into a studied urban and architectural composition. Since the city was founded by a garrison of soldiers-turned-farmers 200 years ago, the Saint-François River has been the main protagonist in the historical and cultural tale of Drummondville and the central Quebec region. A civic space that fills the site. The architects desired to work with the entire site; they considered the library building from a broader perspective, as a civic facility part of a large integrated civic complex within a park. The main objective was to use this project as a catalyst to reverse the growing isolation the site was facing as it was becoming cut off from Lindsay Street, the main commercial and human-scale avenue of the city. To address this problem, they engaged a dialogue between the other project on the site: the skating rink, as well as the various components of the library.
:Drummondville Public Library; architecture; Library Media Centre; North America; Canada; Drummondville; 2020; 21st Century; Chevalier Morales Architects; Nobody; Full Frame; general view; day; interior; Grand Prix d'excellence Award 2020; Cultural architecture; library; OAQ 2019; DMA architectes; civic centre; stairway; sculptural; colour white; curved; book aisle; book shelf; upper floor; seating; upholstered; white interior; column; balustrade
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