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PEARL PATH . Muharraq

OFFICE . PEARL PATH . Muharraq (1)

OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

The design for the Bahrain Pearl Path comrpises of a route of 18 public squares and a bridge, of which two have been completed. The small-scale public squares, dotted along the Unesco world heritage ‘Pearling Trail’, are finished and furnished in polished concrete and cooled with a piping system. They will provide punctual microclimates, points of relief and places of interaction for visitors and inhabitants of the former pearl city. Continue reading OFFICE

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new Library . Sint Martens Latem

OFFICE . new Library . Sint Martens Latem  (1)

OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen has won the competition for the new Library of Sint Martens Latem, Belgium. In OFFICE’s design the library is conceived as a circular perimeter of bookcases, clad in brick, supporting a gabled roof. A central ‘reading garden’, open for the community, forms the heart of the project. Continue reading OFFICE