New York Public Library
Macomb's Bridge Branch
New York, NY
Michielli Wyetzner Architects

The new renovation of the Macomb's Bridge Branch community library introduced an abundance of daylight which is supplemented by concealed indirect as well as direct illumination. Both combine to enhance the clean open lines of the architecture.

  • The raised ceiling skylight allows daylight into the main space.
    The raised ceiling skylight allows daylight into the main space.
    Photo courtesy Alexander Severin Architectural Photography
  • Over view of the main daylighted reading room supplemented by indirect electric illumination.
    Over view of the main daylighted reading room supplemented by indirect electric illumination.
  • The clean lines of the design are supplemented with well integrated ribbons of light.
    The clean lines of the design are supplemented with well integrated ribbons of light.
    Photo courtesy Alexander Severin Architectural Photography
  • During the evening the library glows inviting visitors to enter.
    During the evening the library glows inviting visitors to enter.
    Photo courtesy Alexander Severin Architectural Photography