corner, typology, a new library

Posted in basel, building by tot on April 4, 2011

Opening day of a neighborhood library..

Apartment Building Allschwilerstrasse, Basel | Herzog & de Meuron | 1988

In an urban artifact, certain original values and functions remain, others are totally altered; about some stylistic aspects of the form we are certain, others are less obvious. – The Architecture of the City | Aldo Rossi

Another one on the corner..

Apartment Building Allschwilerstrasse, Basel | Diener & Diener | 1986

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