ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Mariners Harbor Branch Library
Recent Architecture: Library

Architect
Atelier Pagnamenta Torriani Architects Planner LLP
Dates
  • Constructed, 2015
 Podcasts
The Design of the Mariner's Library - Anna Torriani
Mariners Harbor Branch Library - Anna Torriani
Description
The project is a one-story branch library for the local community and is situated on a 16,000 SF plot in the Mariner’s Harbor neighborhood of Staten Island.

The design concept is of a cracked open shell, rougher on the outside and smooth and mother of pearl like inside.
The main environmental objectives are daylight and views, energy efficiency and preserving the existing mature trees in the back garden.

“Since the 1930s, residents of this former oystering community have been harborin...
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Location
206 South Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10303
United States

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