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The new library and senior citizens’ centre occupies the interior of one of Barcelona’s chamfered city grids

Library and Senior Citizens' Centre by RCR Arquitectes, Barcelona, Spain

RCR Arquitectes’ restrained black gateway building unifies the street with an existing under utilised courtyard. Photography by Eugeni Pons and Hisao Suzuki

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