“Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism”, said Neil Gaiman: back in my school days I was a regular visitor to the library, but when was the last time I visited a library to borrow a book?
La Contemporaine, Nanterre building design by Bruno Gaudin Architectes: Contemporary International Resource Library, at the entrance to university campus in Nanterre, west of Paris: library, a center for archives & museum
American library buildings – key contemporary US buildings, images, architects, American public institutions, incl designs by Snøhetta, Adjaye Associates, richärd+bauer, JRA Architects and Gordon Bunshaft – best new US library architecture, United States designs.
Welcome to Lib-Ark — the Library, the Park, the Ark, for any literary adventurer. Allow us to guide you through “the protagonists’ journey”, and spend time immersed in the simple pleasure of reading while traveling through Central Park New York City
Designed by Aytac Architects, Golden Horn Library building looks across waters of Golden Horn to seven hills of Istanbul, each hill crowned with its own monument: Turkish flying carpet!
HENN Architekten’s design for Gasteig Cultural Center in Munich, Germany, transforms it into an open and democractic space whose cultural and educational programs are part of a dynamic exchange
Nex and Donald Insall Associates have been awarded Planning and Listed Building consent to renovate Exeter College Library at the University of Oxford, England
Designed by The Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University, Jiashan Museum and Library, China: cultural complex offers local citizens a public cultural activity venue
Restructured and enlarged by Architecture Patrick Mauger, the Saint-Corneille Library, in France, has undergone a complete renewal and been given new volumes
Bayeux Media Library Normandy building design by Serero Architectes in northern France, thoughtfully integrated into rich historical context, connecting historic center with future development zones
Danish architectural firm Cobe wins prestigious international architecture competition for a new university library in the heart of Sweden’s second-largest city, Gothenburg
Designed by A.Lerman Architects Ltd, the Younes & Sorarya Nazarian Library project is an intervention project in one of the most iconic sites of Modernist Israeli architecture
The Wormhole Library, designed by MAD Architects, has topped-out in the city of Haikou, China. The milestone was reached at the end of January 2021
Designed by aoe, the concept of the Library of Songdo International City, South Korea, starts from understanding the true nature of this library that it will not only be as a landmark in a city
Rather than imagining the new Central Library simply as a cultural destination in Macau, China, Mecanoo’s design proposal is built around the idea of creating a journey
Designed by Mecanoo, the new Tainan Public Library is inspired by the local culture and history, has been created for the tropical climate of Taiwan
DMA’s South Korea Songdo Library proposal gives the opportunity to link between urban fabric of the city and the natural environment represented by the golf course
For the Kent Panther Lake Library project, Washington, USA, Fivedot was able to turn a casino, which took from the community, into a library; which gives back to the community