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The Silesian Library

Katowice

Description

A public utility building situated at the European Council Square in a very centre of the city. A ceremonious opening of the edifice took place in 1998. It belongs to the most modern buildings in Silesia. It has been designed by a group of architects- Marek Gierlotka, Jurand Jarecki and Stanisław Kwaśniewicz. Cubage: 81,000 m3, total usage area: 17,400 m2.

In the library there are:

– reading rooms: main, microforms, council, special collections,

– lending libraries,

– Parnassos hall,

– manual storehouse,

– high storage storehouse.

 

Inside the glazed building we can mostly find natural lighting. It is possible to rent the rooms for production office.

In front of the building there are: concrete square, three flagpoles, stairs, parking lot. There is a big, green square divided by pavements with benches around the library.

Additional information

Is accessible to public?

Yes

How far it is?

At venue

How good lightning is

High

Media

Electricity, Water

Noise level

Medium

Has parking space

Yes

Needs permission?

Yes