The National Central Library of Rome is, together with the National Central Library of Florence, one of the two Italian National Libraries that have the main task of collecting and storing all Italian publications. It is located in Castro Pretorio street, near Termini Station in Rome.
The library archive holds seven million volumes and 25,000 sixteenth-century books, in addition to incunabula, manuscripts, geographical maps, 50,000 periodicals and a substantial audiovisual and multimedia heritage.
The client's tasks were:
Engap was entrusted with the preliminary and detailed design and construction management. The work started in January 2017 and ended in July 2020.
Engap has designed the video surveillance, access control and intrusion detection system with the aim of:
ENGAP carried out the construction management ensuring the carrying out of the following activities:
On 7 September 2018 in Rome there was an event that involved the major European National Libraries (France, Holland, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, etc.) and Engap presented the safety project created for the National Library of Rome, arousing the interest of all participants.