Viana do Castelo Municipal Library
Viana do Castelo Municipal Library is located along the right bank of the river Lima. It integrates the plan designed by Fernando Távora for the city’s waterfront.
Authority and authority typeMunicípio de Viana do Castelo
Title of library in local languageBiblioteca Municipal de Viana do Castelo
Year of completion2007
Alameda 5 de Outubro
4900-049 Viana do Castelo
Tel. +351 258840010
Fax +351 258840019
Category of libraryPublic Library
More info on the buildinghttp://il.youtube.com/watch?v=920aHc4Xpv…
Interior designDesign by Álvaro Siza Vieira
Overall Cost€ 4.500.000
It is a two storey square shaped building, formed by an elevated volume of 45x45 meters, including a void of 20x20 meters, prolonged eastward on the first floor by a L shaped volume.
The library headquarters, the library events area and the bar are on the first floor and the reading rooms are on the second floor.