At 9:00 a.m. on August 8, with the concreting of the last construction section of the roof, the construction of the new Lishui library came across a key point of the main building construction.
Lishui Library is located in the southwest side of the intersection of Kaifa road and Shouyuan road. The total investment of the project is 303 million yuan, with a total construction area of 345,000 square meters. The project adopts the PPP model of social capital cooperation, and commenced on September 27, 2017. The construction period is two years. After the completion of the project, 1 million and 200 thousand volumes of books will be available in the library collections with 1100 seats for reading.
Since the implementation of the project, with the strong support and concern from the Municipal Government and the Municipal Party Committee, the participating units have made joint efforts to overcome various difficulties, to meet the deadline and to make progress under the premise of ensuring the safety in production and the quality of the project, and successfully completed the established goal of the main ceiling today. The successful construction of the main body of the roof indicated that the project is about to enter the tense construction of the secondary structure and decoration, as well as the curtain wall engineering construction.
The new Lishui library takes the Qingtian stone seal from the "Three Treasures of Lishui" as its architectural appearance, and creates a pure square block suspended between the mountains and landscapes. The inside of the building is flexible, transparent, with a landscape staircase symbolizing the flow of the Oujiang River. The lighting atrium set up "sail shadow" sculpture device, with different floors being set up with different sky garden and courtyard, which will bring nature into the building and makes it harmonic with the overall appearance.
Lishui Municipal Library is the long expected livelihood project for local people. It is the huge study of the citizens, the reception hall of the city, and a modernized multi-functional complex. The new library is estimated to be officially opened in October, 2019. (Municipal Culture, Advertising & Publishing Bureau)