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prescott valley
library +
yavapai college

richard + bauer
7501 e civic circle
prescott valley, az 86314

Located in the high desert of northern Arizona, the new 55,000 sf Prescott Valley Public Library recalls the form of Glassford Hill, an extinct volcano that gives the area its unique landform. The public library and community college spiral about the centrally organized public auditorium offering flexible uses while celebrating community gathering for meetings, lectures and performances. Formally, the overarching roof folds around the building to create shade and protection from the natural elements as the central meeting space rises to view the picturesque valley beyond.