O.A.S.E. Medical Library by HPP Architects
HPP Architects have completed the O.A.S.E. Medical Library in Dsseldorf, Germany.
Description from HPP Architects
A place of Exchange, of Innovative Teaching and Learning and of Development
The name evokes longing and although the name Oasis is chiefly a play on words, the architecture of the new medical library of the Heinrich Heine University and the University Clinic in Dusseldorf demonstrates clear similarities with a fertile spot in the desert. Not through its form but through its concept; the brief was to design a space for enthusiastic learning; a place of exchange, of innovative teaching and learning and of development. The initial letters of these concepts in German together form the word O.A.S.E. oasis. In less than two and a half years of design... [via Contemporist]