library architecture and design

reiulf ramstad architects proposes a library intimate with the waterways of london

the project offers a new state-of-the-art library and creates a point that meets the high ambitions of the region.
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jean-pierre lott wraps vitrolles media library in france with rippling concrete façade

while the upper level contains the more secluded reading rooms, the inviting transparent base offers passersby a clear view inside the building.

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mecanoo releases video detailing plans to overhaul mies van der rohe’s MLK library

with the library preparing to close for the start of renovation work, a new video has been made showcasing the redesigned institution.

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former national library of france reopens after a decade of renovation work

bruno gaudin and virginie brégal oversaw the project’s general management, while the ‘salle labrouste’ was restored by jean-françois lagneau.

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OMA + barcode architects complete multimedia library in northern france

located at the intersection of caen’s urban core and an area of redevelopment, the ‘bibliothèque alexis de tocqueville’ forms a prominent public center for the city.

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OMA’s bibliothèque alexis de tocqueville nears completion in northern france

the 12,000 square meter multimedia library has been strategically sited between the caen’s historic core and an area of the city that is being newly developed.

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tabanlioglu architects renovates istanbul’s oldest and largest library

black glass boxes devoted to manuscripts, stand as a monolithic objects and play stark contrast in this library dating back to the 17th century where old and new now sits side by side.

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schemata combines a library and cake shop for tokyo based kitchen ‘hue’

the experimental space introduces a new outlook towards the conventional static environment of a library, providing an area which puts knowledge into action through the use of cooking.

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