Posts Tagged ‘biblioteca’

Santiago de Compostella

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

June 16, 2009

We started the day off in front of the Catedral de Santiago.

Catedral de Santiago

Catedral de Santiago

This is the end of the pilgrimage route from France through the northern part of Spain.  The plaza it faces is home to many of the government buildings for the region.

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Biblioteca Publica “Jose Hierro”

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

June 5, 2009

Architect: Abalos and Herreros

Date: 2003

Location: Madrid, Spain

Built in a still somewhat lower-end neighborhood this library was constructed on a tight budget.  The building sits as a skyscraper among the surrounding buildings.

Jose Hierro Exterior

Jose Hierro Exterior

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Biblioteca Regional and Archive

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

June 5, 2009

Architect: Mansilla and Tunon

Date: 2003

Locationi: Madrid, Spain

The Biblioteca Regional and Archive is a conversion of an old brewery.  The building is split in two separate parts, the Library and the Archive.  The Library is held within the old building and has turned the old silos into storage space.

Library with old Silos

Library with old Silos

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