Gallery: Vennesla Library’s Ribbed Prefab Design Features Energy Effici...

This rib-tastic library in Vennesla, Norway makes use of prefab gluelam construction that helps conserve resources as part of a comprehensive energy efficiency strategy. Vennesla Library by Helen & Hard is both a library and a culture house located in a downtown area. The urban infill project works in conjunction with pedestrian flow and encourages interaction and community gatherings. Natural daylighting, vertical sun shading, energy efficient systems and material resource efficiency are all part of the sustainability of the new library.

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