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Woodridge Library

Washington, DC
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The Library site, which is positioned at the top of the hill and unfolds toward Langdon Park, is perfect for a unique and iconic structure for the surrounding community. The new Woodridge Neighborhood Library will be an elegant box on the outside, which upon entering, angles and orients library patrons towards the sprawling Langdon Park land behind the site. A welcoming entrance will lead to the main circulation area, which will be filled with abundant natural light, and having clear sightlines throughout the building and out towards the park land. The Library will be flexible, comfortable, and create a variety of spaces and places for activities for all user groups. The new facilities will be clearly organized, yet will allow spaces to freely flow from one area to another, encouraging patrons to circulate, wander and explore the different areas within the building, inside and out.

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  • Client:DC Public Library
  • Type:Institutional
  • Size:22,500 sq ft
  • Budget:$13 million
  • Status:In Progress
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Woodridge Library

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Woodridge Library

Washington, DC

The Library site, which is positioned at the top of the hill and unfolds toward Langdon Park, is perfect for a unique and iconic structure for the surrounding community. The new Woodridge Neighborhood Library will be an elegant box on the outside, which upon entering, angles and orients library patrons towards the sprawling Langdon Park land behind the site. A welcoming entrance will lead to the main circulation area, which will be filled with abundant natural light, and having clear sightlines throughout the building and out towards the park land. The Library will be flexible, comfortable, and create a variety of spaces and places for activities for all user groups. The new facilities will be clearly organized, yet will allow spaces to freely flow from one area to another, encouraging patrons to circulate, wander and explore the different areas within the building, inside and out.

Facts

  • ClientDC Public Library
  • TypeInstitutional
  • Size22,500 sq ft
  • Budget$13 million
  • StatusIn Progress