A 10000 sq.m. Public library for the city of Aqaba. The site is part of Aqaba Public Park. The design addresses the continuous cultural dialogue between the Arab Islamic culture and the other cultures symbolized by the juxtaposition of ‘the Castle and the Sea’ with all their implied notions. The building is equipped as a multimedia data center combining the traditional book library concept with the electronic library concept.
The design follows the “Green Architecture” concepts …., the complete thermal insulation, natural lighting, local recyclable materials, water saving systems, energy saving systems…..etc.