A window in the library of Aveiro University, designed by Alvaro Siza. One can look through the large, horizontal fixed window in the reading room out to another opening on the outside that extends vertically to each floor. Light pools into the space between the two openings, so a soft light is filtered into the reading space.
Library of Aveiro University
Library / Aveiro, Portugal / Cs
This article is an excerpt from “Window Behaviorology,” a joint research project concerning windows and the behaviors around them, done in collaboration with the Tokyo Institute of Technologyʼs Yoshiharu Tsukamoto Laboratory.