The Elena Garro Cultural Center Boasts An Inventive Remodel Concept

By: Alexandra Serrano - Published: Apr 17, 2013 • References: arq911 & dezeen
Converted from an early 19th century home, the Elena Garro Cultural Center boasts a striking remodel that houses a two-storey library.

Located in Coyoacán within close proximity to Mexico City, this cultural space is composed of a concrete and glass frame wrapped around an old house. With the original structure still in the center, the library boasts an indoor courtyard, reading rooms and a mezzanine of balconies.

One can imagine that the remodel offers visitors the feeling of nature within a space emphasized by the protruding trees among a sea of bookshelves and lounge spaces. With such a dynamic interplay of indoor an outdoor space, the Elena Garro Cultural Center is sure to fascinate visitors with its impeccable design made posible by Fernanda Canales and Saidee Springall of 'Arquitectura 911sc.' Stats for Converted Library Abodes Trending: Older & Mild
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