Poetry Center/Non-circulating Library by Acclaimed Designer

Acclaimed Designer Designs The The University of Arizona Poetry Center Poetry Center/Non-circulating Library

The architect of the displayed project Poetry Center / Non-Circulating Library by Acclaimed Designer says, Southern windows are protected by overhangs which allow daylight into the spaces. The west elevation has minimal fenestrations, providing a barrier from traffic noise, and mitigating direct solar heat gain, reducing demand on the mechanical system. On the east, a “binary wall” shades the bamboo garden, celebrating a line from a Richard Shelton poem (“you shall learn the art of silence”) with holes punched out in binary code..

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