Designed by: Nga Ian Si@untitled lab Photography by/ Steven Wu
The Patane Library, opened on 9th December 2016, is comprised of a group of seven old buildings with a history of over 80 years. Built in the 1930s, the buildings of the Patane Library are typical arcade buildings along the coast of the Inner Harbour. Arcade buildings feature an architectural form combining the architectural features of both Europe and Southeast Asia, and only a few arcade buildings are left in Macao at present. The Cultural Affairs Bureau has renovated the buildings and transformed them into the Patane Library. It aims not only to provide more reading space to local residents, but also to preserve and safeguard the buildings with special value and significance in the urban development, thus allowing the next generations to know more about precious historic buildings in Macao. Aside from enhancing the environment of the Inner Harbour, the renovation project has transformed the buildings into a place for the transmission of culture and knowledge.
Patane图书馆于二零一六年十二月九日开幕，由七座历史超过八十年的旧楼组成。 建于20世纪30年代，Patane图书馆的建筑物是内港沿岸典型的拱廊建筑。 建筑结合欧洲和东南亚建筑特色的建筑形式，目前澳门只剩下几座拱廊建筑物。 文化局对这些建筑物进行了翻修，并将其变成了Patane图书馆。 它不仅要为当地居民提供更多的阅读空间，还要保护和维护在城市发展中具有特殊价值和意义的建筑物，让下一代更多地了解澳门宝贵的历史建筑。 除了改善内港环境外，改造工程已将建筑物转变为传播文化知识的地方。