“Barcode” – Recall Information Storage Centre

Lacoste + Stevenson Architects
Greystanes Park East, New South Wales

The Recall Storage Facility is designed to contain six million A3 cardboard archive boxes, storage of which depends on the barcode to keep track of their location. So when Lacoste + Stevenson Architects began designing the Recall Storage Facility, the symbolic resonance of barcoding – signifying identification and individualisation, which forms a sound basis for any design principle – was too perfect to overlook