4 June 2013
It’s nice every now and then to see public money spent well, for example on a library. And if that library is as beautiful as the Biblioteca Sant Josep, designed by the Ramón Esteve Estudio at Ontinyent, in Spain, it’s even more uplifting. The concrete building is laid out around a central patio, onto which all of its windows face. Light is diffused through a series of central openings in the ceiling. The furnishings are discreet, consisting essentially of the shelves that hold the books. Good reading.