archasm architecture competition news – the design contest aims to preserve language through the creation of a dedicated building that exhibits different world languages in an interactive manner.
University of Bristol appoints Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Hawkins\Brown, and BuroHappold for new University Library. The new £80 million library development is to be built at the heart of the University of Bristol’s Clifton Campus in South West England.
New civic building design by RRA, Norway – “this hinterland, where South East London meets the marshes of Kent, and the River Thames meets the open seas under a vale of mist, has inspired some of the nation’s greatest artworks”.
Photos of new branch library building in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, by architects WORKac. The library was among the first projects under DDC’s Design + Construction Excellence Program, which has directed selected civic projects to leading architecture firms.
The New York Public Library has unveiled a Master Plan for its iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, one of the nation’s leading research libraries, which for over a century has stood as a symbol of open and free access to information and opportunity.
Winter Park City Commission unanimously approved Adjaye Associates’ concept design for the future Winter Park Public Library and Events Center. The project will consolidate and replace the existing library and civic center buildings.
Tianjin Binhai Public Library has been completed. MVRDV in collaboration with local architects TUPDI has completed the Tianjin Binhai Library, a 33,700 sqm cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade.
Design: Mecanoo / Beyer Blinder Belle, architects
Completely renovated, vastly improved Mid-Manhattan Library: The New York Public Library’s largest circulating branch is set for a transformation that will increase seats, expand services, and add public space.
Situated in the Innovation Park at Ullandhaug, Stavanger, the Archive House has been imaginatively designed by Lund+Slaatto Architects to provide a 14,000 sqm cultural research centre which includes a café, library, meeting facilities and exhibition space.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects have revealed new visuals of the Shanghai East Library. In 2016, the practice won a three stage international competition to design the new public library that will sit adjacent to Century Park in the east part of the city.
Located in Duncraig and designed by Cox Architecture the new library and community hub is visible, vibrant, adaptable and able to be directed by the needs of the student and school.
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.