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Project Summary

Library with integrated community outreach

The Trojan Library project was initiated by the municipal government of Rosario in response to the nation’s poor results in a 2009 worldwide evaluation of 15-year-olds in mathematics, science and reading.

The strategy provides both the infrastructure of the library and a vast network of supplementary activities to generate flow-on use of the facility in Argentina’s third largest city with a population of 1.2 million.

Project Timeline

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“Trojan Library” project wins Acknowledgement prize
“A thorough study of the needs of the future users” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2011 for Region Latin America
Project Details
Rosario, Argentina
Alfredo Tapia
Main Author
Alfredo Tapia
Aft Arquitectos, Argentina
Gaston Atelman
Further Author
Gaston Atelman
Aft Arquitectos , Argentina
Acknowledgement prize 2011
Latin America
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