PBZ Pestalozzi-Bibliotek Zurich ALTSTADT (Old Town Branch), Switzerland

PBZ Altstadt outside

Name of the Library:
PBZ PESTALOZZI-BIBLIOTHEK ZÜRICH ALTSTADT (OLD TOWN BRANCH)
Parent Organisation: PBZ PESTALOZZI-BIBLIOTHEK ZÜRICH

Street Address: Zaehringerstrasse 17, CH-8001 Zürich, Switzerland
Postal Address: PO BOX, 8022 Zürich, Switzerland
Telephone : +41 44 204 96 96
Web Address http://www.pbz.ch
Library Email: info@pbz.ch

Type of Library: Central/main Library Population served: 400 000
Project Type: Extension, Refurbishment
Size (square metres): 1 982 m2
Date of Completion: 2007
Architect: Teuwen, Naegele, Twerenbold architects, Zürich

PBZ Altstadt inside 1

Description
• Located in a classicistic building dating from 1932 with arcades in the historic city centre of Zürich
• Large entrance hall giving the impression of wide open space
• Bright and well illuminated rooms on every floor
• The white design puts the items into the centre and gives them the leading role
• Clear structure
• Lounge with skylight
• Terrace in the quiet and peaceful backyard
• A wide range of items and media

PBZ Altstadt inside 2

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