New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, defendant in the Queens library disability-rights law suit which he will lose. For five years, Mayor de Blasio served ex officio on the Board of Trustees of the Queens Borough Public Library which planned and oversaw the Hunters Point project.
The University of Bristol Library building, on the corner of Elton Road and Woodland Road in Bristol, England, has been designed by a collaborative team formed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Hawkins\Brown and BuroHappold
Construction starts on Clare County Library, design by Keith Williams Architects in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland. The new 2,300sqm building project for client Clare County Council, has been conceived as a new cultural hub for the town and the region.
New University of Bristol Library Building News – planning application submitted for its landmark design on Clifton campus by a collaborative team formed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Hawkins\Brown and BuroHappold.
Ottawa Public Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility, Ontario, Canada, design by Diamond Schmitt Architects / KWC Architects: unique partnership between municipal and federal institutions on a prominent site in the capital.
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Designed by Chevalier Morales the Drummondville Library project interchanges the historical, cultural and poetic essence of the region into a considered urban and architectural complex.
“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?
Rocco Design Architects Associates complete the Library and Cultural Centre part of the, 110,000-square-meter, Bao’an Cultural Complex in Shenzhen.
Designed by Snøhetta in collaboration with Clark Nexsen, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s new Main Library expansively re-imagines the vital role of the library in the daily life of the community.
Architectural firm LAVA joined forces with urban agricultural collective Cityplot to design LIFE Hamburg, a new building that is energy self-sufficient, and brings inside and outside together.
The Snøhetta designed Charles Library opens at Temple University in Philadelphia. A world-class facility for Philadelphia’s only public university, the project marks a transformative moment.
Designed by BVN the John B. Fairfax Learning Centre, aspires to position the State Library as an excellent learning destination, by providing a fun, flexible and agile space allowing the children
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira. The Nadir Afonso Foundation building is built with structural white concrete walls; the roof is covered almost completely in pebbles, and the top of the skylights and the machine room is covered with zinc plate.