“The Artero Library can turn into a social house for interplay within the metropolis.”

Maria Paredes Moya


Tuesday, July 4, 2023, 1:54 p.m

The aim of the College of Almería is to contribute to the social, cultural, financial and environmental improvement of the province, and that is acknowledged within the third award of the UAL III Social Council Awards. The challenge “Design and Implementation of the Central Library of the Municipality of José María Artero de Almería”, carried out by Encarna Fuentes Melero, Mila Cascajares Roperez, Carmen Pérez Agudo and Juan Luis Sánchez Martín, has been awarded 3,000 euros, which they are going to donate to the Asalsido and A Toda associations. Vela.

“The José María Artero Central Library challenge was created to create a special middle, modeled on probably the most trendy libraries in Northern Europe. We didn’t need to reproduce a conventional library, targeted solely on finding out or studying. This library is the third place, the house the place residents go after house and work, the place they take pleasure in assembly, studying and exercise areas, to reap the benefits of your complete constructing. The JM Artero Central Library can turn into a social house for interplay in Almería ».

This idea, defined by the individual in control of the challenge, Encarna Fuentes, is completely mirrored in its design: “It was conceived in two elements. Coming into to the left we discover the world of ​​silence for research and group work. And to the fitting, an space the place books coexist with expertise. Right here there are areas for publishing Self-taught, self-learning language, “maker”, video video games, music … It provides an incredible variety of potentialities ». As well as, Encarna Fuentes notes that it’s a library for everybody. There are areas devoted to the aged, adults and kids. It’s designed in order that ” It may be loved by all individuals, no matter their skills, as it’s a complete library. When you look intently, everybody can have their house right here. It was a requirement that town council additionally insisted on lots and we paid particular consideration to this side.

Cultural and social agora of town

Accompanied by different crew members, you stroll round these vibrant areas, whereas they keep in mind the main points of their work. «At the moment I used to be the director of the College Library and the Mayor of Almería on the time, Ramón Fernández Pacheco, entrusted me with the design and commissioning challenge. From there the administration corresponds to town council. They’ve given us a free hand and all services to develop it. We did this work in parallel with our work on the college, and it was intense, however very lovely.” A wonderful challenge awarded by the UAL Social Council for ‘the work of people, firms, associations, foundations, foundations, and many others.’ which stands out specifically for its contribution to the social, cultural, financial or environmental improvement of town and province of Almería.” The €3,000 prize will probably be donated to the Asalsido and A toda Vela associations.

The challenge took care of each element to attain its aim of changing into a cultural and social agora of town, from house design, furnishings, collections, expertise, signage, model picture, adaptation to individuals with totally different skills, and many others. ». Nonetheless, after opening in January 2020, the pandemic got here two months later, “and it couldn’t be carried out as initially envisioned. We hope any longer to develop the philosophy with which it was put ahead, as a result of it’s treasured. It may be totally different from the whole lot Within the setting, it’s a true middle of cultural and social exercise.

Lastly, Encarna Fuentes thanked the award on behalf of the crew. “College of Almería, along with instructing and analysis, has an vital transformative function for society and that is acknowledged by the UAL Social Council with these awards, which could be very important.”

In regards to the Third Social Council Awards

Information is the premise for the sustainable improvement of society. For this goal, the Social Council of UAL has created some awards, the College ‘Nobel’, in numerous classes, with which it desires to publicly acknowledge the contribution of school, analysis, administration, providers and college students of UAL, in addition to firms, to the prosperity of the College and the group of Almeria as an entire. On this context, the President of the Social Council, Mariola Hidalgo Martínez, affirms that “we need to worth the abilities current within the UAL, and to switch data to firms for the advantage of the Almeria group”.

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