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SAN JUAN

Millennials Millennials

SAN JUAN

Baby Boomers SAN

The economic and fiscal crisis in Puerto Rico. GENDE R

GENDER -

N JUAN SA

PULATIO PO

Silent

ALES - 2 0 -M

15

192,576

5 01

MALES - 2 FE

Design a public library in San Juan, Puerto Rico to engage the citizens by providing resources and learning opportunities in a versatile, welcoming and safe space that serves as an anchor for the community.

36%

GENDE R

GENDER -

N JUAN SA

45% 53%

17%

52-70 18-35

ALES - 2 0 -M 162,498

Attend classes or workshops

71-88

52-70 36-51

18-35

Attend classes or workshops

71-88

36-51

16%

16%

LIBRARY NEEDS

BOOKS

TECHNOLOGY / COMPUTER LAB

INTERNET ACCESS

PRINTING FACILITIES

MEETING SPACES

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

LIBRARIAN

COFFEE SHOP

A B LOUNGE AREAS

Attend a meeting of a group/club

C

KIDS AREA

Attend a meeting of a group/club

FABRICS & FINISHES

347,052

not to scale

RIC O

Computer Lab

MEZZANINE

ER

TO

ALES - 2 M 0 -

SAN JUAN

PU

PULATIO PO

Get help from a librarian

The San Juan Public Library will be accessible to the general public. This comfortable and flexible space will provide a variety of media to meet the needs of individuals and groups for education, information and personal development including recreation and relaxation.

ULATION P PO

GENDE R

N JUAN SA

192,576

Get help from a librarian

17%

15

MALES - 2 E F

347,052

42%

Age

43%

53%

MALES - 2 FE

53%53%

Age

15

3,411,307

PULATION PO

Just read, study or

Just read, study orto watch/listen watch/listen to media media

42%

36%

16 20

3,411,307

5 01

-

PUERTO RICO

5 01

ESTIMATE -

16 20

N

06 20

PULATIO O P

PUERTO RICO

SAN JUAN POPULATION

06 20

GENDER

Millenials are Most Likely of Americans Millenials Generation are Most Likely to Use Public Libraries Generation of Americans

45%

ESTIMATE -

192,576

Silent

162,498

43%

LANGUAGE: SPANISH & ENGLISH N

JUAN

to Use Public Libraries

THE PROPOSAL

book and, they make the text and content “stand out” and they make the book perfectly proportioned.

347,052

SAN JUAN

PUERTO RICO

MARGINS make a book inviting to read. They provide room for the reader to hold the

PULATION PO

MIAMI

Education is affected, including library facilities and resources.

A SPACE FOR THE COMMUNITY

ESTIMATE -

3,411,307

16 20

THE CONSEQUENCE

N

06 20

SAN JUAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Baby Boomers

WHAT USERS DO AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Generation X Generation X

PUERTO RICO

SUMMARY

Borrow printprint books Borrow books

WHAT USERS DO AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES

THE PROBLEM

66%66%

162,498 A N TI G U O C

Second Floor Lounge Study Booths Kids Area

LEVEL 2 not to scale

N A SI

O

D

E

ANTIGUO CASINO DE PUERTO RICO

STUDY BOOTHS

Reception Coffee Shop

LEVEL 1 not to scale

SOUTH ELEVATION

SECOND FLOOR LOUNGE

COFFEE SHOP

PRIMARY USERS

BOOTH

KIDS BOOTH

COMFORT

Mezzanine

INNOVATIONS

Level 2

EDUCATION

Level 1

ACCESSIBILITY

Built around 1914, this Beaux Arts architecture style building was planned upon request of members of the Asociacion del Casino de Puerto Rico asking for a new social club and casino and inagurated in 1917. The building is about 34.440 sq-ft and is currently an event venue.

STUDENTS

COMPUTER LAB

- HIGH SCOOL STUDENTS - COLLEGE STUDENTS

INDIRECT USERS

PROFESSIONALS

GROUPS OF PEOPLE

- BUSINESS OWNERS

- FROM OTHER COUNTIES

- PROFESSORS

- PRIVATE COMPANIES

- ENTREPRENOURS

- CORPORATIONS

- OTHERS

- ORGANIZATIONS - OTHERS

Design Drivers

SECONDARY USERS

BOOK SHELVES

STUDY ROOMS

RECEPTION

KIDS AREA

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