The gold plated library in Luckenwalde by ff-Architeckten

Library in Luckenwalde by ff-Architeckten

Library in Luckenwalde by ff-Architeckten

When the town of Luckenwalde wanted to convert their old, dusty train station into a public library, they turned to ff-Architeckten. When the architects wanted a way to signify that this building had been transformed into something new, they turned to creating a giant, guilded parallelogram added to the existing structure. Although if we want to be entirely correct we should point that that a three-dimensional parallelogram is called a parallelepiped and the surface of this particular urban-scaled parallelepiped is clad in copper and not actual gold. But it’s still shiny! Photos above are by über talented photographer Andreas Meichsner.

Alex Dent

May 14, 2012 / By

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