VIENNA- This structure is a proposed extension for the National Library of Austria. Straddling the border of a nearby park, the project is a continuous spiral form that houses its core exhibition hall underground.
Karen Brunner. Hudson, WI. I am an academic librarian and grew up with a mom who would drop everything to take me to the library. Now my husband and I are doing our best to instill a love of books and libraries in our two young daughters. A big thank you to my dad for making me such a wonderful library!
The Clementinum (Klementinum in Czech) is a historic complex of buildings in Prague. Until recently the complex hosted the National, University and Technical libraries, the City Library also being located nearby on Mariánské Náměstí. The Technical library
The winners of the Casablanca Bombing Rooms Architecture Competition have been announced. The competition’s goal was to create designs for a library/community center and concepts from Australia, China and Japan were selected as winners. The jury chose the winning entries that best combined a variety of spaces, ranging from dark to light, solitary to collective, and passive versus active - all the while honoring the memory of the nearby bombings.