Stuttgart City Library | Yi Architects

Stuttgart City Library The site for the Stuttgart City Library was chosen in Mailänder Platz, an area that is perceived to be a future city center growing out of the location of the library. With this in mind,...

Väven Cultural Center | White Arkitekter + Snøhetta

Väven Cultural Center The building’s concept was shaped in conjunction with Umeå’s residents who didn’t just want to consume culture they wanted to create it too – requesting a center that would allow them to ...

Hjørring Central Library | Rosan Bosch Studio

Hjørring Central Library In the reflection of changes in society, libraries too have begun to take on a different role. In the future, we will use the library more as a meeting place and as a source of inspira...

Wooden Orchids | Vincent Callebaut Architectures

Wooden Orchids On the southern shore of the Yangtze River, the project is designed as an innovative and fresh solution to the main socio-economic problem in China: the migration of rural population into super ...

Surrey City Centre Library | Bing Thom Architects

Surrey City Centre Library The LEED® Gold Certified Surrey City Centre Library marks the next phase of a major civic investment in the transformation of downtown Surrey. With advances in easily available elect...

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville | OMA

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville is a public library for the metropolitan region Caen la Mer in Normandy, France.The 12,000 m2 multimedia library is located at the tip of t...

19 Things Architects Do When The Internet is Down

There is a deadline, but "the internet is down.” No one ever wants to hear these words. Everyone, now, has become dependent on the Internet for business and pleasure. Architects use the Internet to send e-mails...

Joe & Rika Mansueto Library | Murphy/Jahn

Joe & Rika Mansueto Library The site in the center of the University of Chicago Campus is surrounded by a variety of different buildings. With a mixture of styles, ranging from the gothic quadrangle to the...

Shanghai Library | schmidt hammer lassen architects

Shanghai Library The project is conceived as a singular monolithic object floating above the tree canopy within the park. The main library volume floats above two pavilions that will house a 1200 seat performa...