Yuvapurna Library, is built on two storeys conected by an interior staircase, it is a building located located in a resilient area of Bangkok. It is inside in the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Chulalongkorn. It has been designed and by architecture studio Nitaprow.Yuvapurna Library, is part of a university architectural complex built almost at the same time that the design was carried out. This has the particularity that the intellectual and creative part goes hand in hand with its concretion.This project has two fully glazed facades facing north, generating a suitable place for study and reading. This ensures as much natural light as possible. In addition this panoramic point offers views towards the traditional and area of the city.
Yuvapurna Library carefully designs its areas for greater use of space and joy for its users
A space like the Yuvapurna Library must represent order and purity in its geometry, so that its users can also order their ideas. The rows of shelves full of books are perpendicular to the south facade, filtering and softening the rays and the heat of sun.The administrative and meeting areas are located towards the remaining perimeter of the building, leaving a central diaphanous yard, from where the entire Yuvapurna Library breaths.The furniture on the entrance and reading room is carefully designed, so that they fulfill their function in the most hergonomic and practical possible way. On the other hand, the design line, exquisitely follows the pure and simple aesthetics of the entire project.The wood and the white color are the perfect combination for Yuvapurna library. A place for rest, a space that asks for silence between its walls, but at the same time gives warmth with the brownish tone of the floors. The touch of color, is in the books, the true stars of this story.In this way, the students of Yuvapurna Library can move and use the space as they prefer. Its design is especially thought for each activity, leaving its users freedom to use the space as they prefer to.Photos by Anak Navaraj