Pforzheim City Library

The center of the city library is formed by the foyer with its “reading eye”. This double ring of luminous ceiling and skylight combines daylight with an artificial light source. The different library levels are oriented around this open central hall.

Building Type:
Culture +
The open room contains only the central eye of light. Other lights are integrated into the furniture.
Area:
Workplace +
Lighting Technology:
Artificial Light +
The shelves are optimally lit for browsing and reading books. Lights on the shelves and cantilevers give off good, shadow-free vertical lighting.
Region:
Germany
Picture credits:
Photographs +
Stefan Müller
  • Bibliothek Pforzheim_Kardorff Ingenieure Lichtplanung
  • Bibliothek Pforzheim_Kardorff Ingenieure Lichtplanung
  • Bibliothek Pforzheim_Kardorff Ingenieure Lichtplanung
  • Bibliothek Pforzheim_Kardorff Ingenieure Lichtplanung