felix lochner captures city library stuttgart devoid of humans felix lochner captures city library stuttgart devoid of humans
oct 25, 2013

felix lochner captures city library stuttgart devoid of humans

felix löchner captures city library stuttgart devoid of humans
image © felix löchner
city library stuttgart by eun young architects

 

 

 

german architecture photographer felix löchner has revealed this series of captivating photographs of the ‘city library stuttgart’ by eun young architects. the images expose a sparsely furnished, white interior with linear rows of books dotted throughout. taken while the building is devoid of human presence, the abstracted atmosphere enhances the books’ presence as the shelves collectively band together. minimal use of color on the surrounding architectural elements is interrupted by bursts of the bright items lining the walls. the cube-shaped building is organized around the shape of the pantheon, with its library spaces situated above a large central void. highlighting the various circulation and movement patterns across the different levels, the deserted structure is made to seem like a world in its own.

 

see designboom’s original article on the ‘city library stuttgart’ by eun young architects here.

 

 


the abstracted atmosphere is made to seem like a world in its own
image © felix löchner

 

 


there is minimal use of color on the surrounding architectural elements
image © felix löchner

 

 


the images expose a sparsely furnished, white interior with linear rows of books
image © felix löchner

 

 


the cube-shaped building organizes its library spaces above a large central void
image © felix löchner

 

 


book storage
image © felix löchner

 

 


a lone person in the city library stuttgart
image © felix löchner

 

 


circulation space
image © felix löchner

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

  • by inverting colors, light fixtures turn black, so it’s unedited, even if it’s the obvious first impression

    rui pimpão says:
  • try opening one of these picture in photoshop and inverting colours, it actually looks good.

    rem says:

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