PBZ PESTALOZZI-BIBLIOTHEK ZÜRICH HARDAU, Switzerland.

PBZ Hardau, from outside
Name of the Library: PBZ PESTALOZZI-BIBLIOTHEK ZÜRICH HARDAU
Parent Organisation: PBZ PESTALOZZI-BIBLIOTHEK ZÜRICH

Street Address: Norastrasse 20, CH-8004 Zürich, Switzerland
Postal Address: same as above
Telephone : ++41 43 311 28 40
(incl. Country code)
Web Address http://www.pbz.ch
Library Email: info@pbz.ch

Type of Library: District Library Multipurpose building Special Library
Population served: 30 000
Project Type (mark applicable): New Building
Size (square metres): 581 m2
Date of Completion: 2009
Architect: Studer Simeon Bettler Architects, Zürich, Switzerland

 

Description
The library premises are integrated into a newly built public school building.
The building is in compliance with the Swiss minergie standards (Minergie Building). This is a label for energy consumption (Swiss sustainability brand for buildings with low energy consumption).
It functions as a combined district and public school library.
Run by a multicultural team.
Wide selection of items in 12 languages.
Focusing on intercultural relations and integration work. Thus providing and organizing various courses and events.
Particularly strong in offering comprehensive family literacy programs. Many events are taking place for foreign speaking parents and their children in order to achieve proficiency in their native language.

 

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