Shortlisted architects for Peabody / Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) international design competition for a new library building in Southmere Village, Thamesmead. This new civic building will be at the heart of the first phase of 1,622 new homes to be delivered in Bexley.
With high illiteracy rate in Indonesia and lack of reading facilities, SHAU -a multi-awarded rising architecture practice- started a mission: to rekindle interest in books by offering a designed place for reading paired with multiple community activities.
The new building design by Diamond Schmitt Architects brings daylight and views to a five-storey, glass-enclosed addition. The original concept for Robarts Library included three pods surrounding the core of the library.
Architects: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design
From the idea of materialisation of paradise to the design concept of simplism, the design of the library blends together oriental and western design philosophies to offer the readers a wonderful reading space.
Design: Mecanoo and MAYU – groundbreaking news
Tainan is a city born from a history of diverse cultures, peoples and traditions. The urban fabric holds memories from the 17th century European maritime trading, the Qing Dynasty Ruling, and the Japanese settlement of the early 1900s.
Design: Andrew Berman Architect
The new library was intended above all to be an inviting, open, and accessible public space for the community. The library had to be on a single level, stitch new building to old, and be handicapped accessible.
archasm architecture competition news – won by Seounghyun Cheon, Jihyeon Min of South Korea. This royal park is one of the largest parks in the city, spread over an area of 325 acres.
Architect: Jean-Pierre Lott
Vitrolles grew too quickly. A victim of the urbanization of the 1960s, it went from the status of little Provençal village with about a thousand inhabitants, to a bedroom community comprised of soulless apartment buildings.
Design: Form4 Architecture, architects
The objective was to design a public library and fine arts museum to distinguish itself as a city with arts and culture at its core.
The new interior design for the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania was created in the context of the renovation of the building which was originally constructed in 1963.
English Library Buildings, Architecture, Image, Architects, Projects, Property English Library Designs : Architecture Public Institution Developments in England, UK English Library Building – Latest Design The Hive, Worcester, western England 2012 Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios photo © Hufton & Crow The Hive, Worcester The Hive which will open in July is the UK’s first purpose-built…
Design: ARM Architecture
“One of the big strategic objectives for the city was that the building actually be iconic, to be a landmark building. And I think you can say that they’ve achieved that quite successfully.”
Design: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects / Architectus / Andronas Conservation Architects – designs unveiled for $88 million redevelopment plan, returning 40% more space to public use