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Jagiellonian Library, Cracow

New edifice of the city library- Jagiellonian Library in Cracow, 1998-1999. Extension of the building constructed in 30. of the XX century belonging to few existing in Cracow significant buildings of International Style. Design, materials and coloristic solutions refer to existing building with application of contemporary building technique. Extension of about 15000 m2 gained space for a new bar and a dinning area, a conference hall for 118 people, an exhibition hall, and 5 new reading rooms. In a new building modern system of books transportation- Tele Lift – was installed. Project has gained the 1st prize of SARP (Society of Polish Architects) for Project of The Year 2000.

Conference hall
Main wardrobe cabinets
Modern system of books transportation- Tele Lift
Entrance to the new edifice
Facade of the old edifice

New edifice facade

Ground floor plan of a new and an old building

1st floor plan of a new building and an old building

Facade of a new building
Main entrance to the new edifice
Entrance to the new building
Facade of a new edifice
Both buildings, an old and a new, visible in perspective
Facade of a new edifice
Main library counter
Conference hall
Reading room
Entrance lobby
Corridor in a new building
The counter of the wardrobe
The lift
Countertop of a lunch bar

Romuald Loegler

Ewa Burkot
Katarzyna Kowal
Marcin Kasza
Justyna Markowska
Sylwia Pawłowska
Jadwiga Sowa
Dagmara Chromniak
Krzysztof Własiński
Agnieszka Czuchorska-Sobol

Daniel Rumiancew