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Take the Lane: A bookish bike rack

Take the Lane: A bookish bike rack | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
A rather creative turn on a bicycle rack from the new South End Library branch of the Greater Sudbury Public Library.
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Upside-down Cafe Looks Like a Library, Flipped On Its Side

Upside-down Cafe Looks Like a Library, Flipped On Its Side | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
A reading theme is perfect for cafes filled with bookish patrons cradling cups of cappuccino.
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What is a library? « Rachel Marsden's Words

What is a library? « Rachel Marsden's Words | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
The library is located in a neighborhood of the city predominantly inhabited by migrant workers, where it creates a welcoming space for reading, browsing and socializing. It was designed by architect Yoav Meiri with a unique ...
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A Town Converted An Abandoned Walmart Into One Gigantic Public Library

A Town Converted An Abandoned Walmart Into One Gigantic Public Library | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
The largest single-story library in the country.

<I love it! A ground floor conversion of abandoned shop. Check the before shot and afters. Great use of light and friendly furnishings. Kris P

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Library Design Showcase 2012 | American Libraries Magazine

Library Design Showcase 2012 | American Libraries Magazine | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it

American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.

<this article will please the eye or articulate inspiring ways to better plan for library clients when refurbishing or new build designs. Green focussed, embracing of modern technologies, catering to the needs of youth or accessibility; check out the styled photos of libraries around America. Kris P

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Winning school library doesn't do it by the book - Sydney Morning Herald

Winning school library doesn't do it by the book - Sydney Morning Herald | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
How cool does this design look, and how smart is the "wall as a white board" concept?
The article has a strong architecture focus, following the awarding of the Sir John Sulman Medal for public architecture; I'm equally interested in the programs run inside the building. On the surface, it looks like a great commitment to student experience, learning, and 21st century technologies.
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Library Designs Ronen Bekerman Inspiration | Architect House ...

Library Designs Ronen Bekerman Inspiration | Architect House ... | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
Ronen Bekerman showcase library designs, I especially love the vertical plant wall of greenery.
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Amazing Dutch Church Reconversion into Contemporary Library | Design | News, E-learning, Architecture of the future at news.arcilook.com

Amazing Dutch Church Reconversion into Contemporary Library | Design | News, E-learning, Architecture of the future at news.arcilook.com | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
Inspiring what some visionary imagination, drawings, money and building works will come up with!
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Public Library. Ofunato Civic Center and Library / Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design

Public Library. Ofunato Civic Center and Library / Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
© Taisuke Ogawa Architects: Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design Location: Sakari-cho, Ofunato city, Iwate, Japan Design Team: Chiaki Arai, Ryoichi (Ofunato Civic Center and Library / Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design: © Taisuke ... Good pics.
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Sunflower Chair, An Ingenious Chair With Integrated Bookcase

Sunflower Chair, An Ingenious Chair With Integrated Bookcase | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it

Sunflower Chair is an ingenious sunflower-shaped chair that is ringed by an integrated bookcase. <I'd prefer a brighter yellow or green or sky blue cushion - but if I had this chair I'd find it difficult to ever leave it!

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EBSCOhost: 10 More That Will Inspire

EBSCOhost: 10 More That Will Inspire | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
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Sophisticated interior

Sophisticated interior | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
Viceroy Miami's Philippe Starck-designed Floating Spa Library #design #hotels (Viceroy Miami's Philippe Starck-designed Floating Spa Library #design #hotels http://t.co/jHCBgWzg...)...

<feeling very S&TC!

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Antonio Castro Library / BGP Arquitectura | ArchDaily

Antonio Castro Library / BGP Arquitectura | ArchDaily | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
I don't own enough books to do this to my house, but it's beautiful just the same:
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hangingtogether.org » Blog Archive » Libraries Rebound: space as distinctive asset

hangingtogether.org » Blog Archive » Libraries Rebound: space as distinctive asset | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
Great example of a post conference review. Writer Merrilee has taken addressed one conference theme, "Libraries Rebound: space as distinctive asset" and provided enough detail of the speakers, their content, and included both strategic and inspiring quotes, to make me wish I had been over in the USA!
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Designing Libraries - centre in UK

Designing Libraries - centre in UK | Library design and architecture | Scoop.it
The centre for library design and innovation: a resource for library planning and design, a database of library buildings and a marketplace for services.
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