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How Can It Take 15 Years and $32M to Build a Local Library?

How Can It Take 15 Years and $32M to Build a Local Library? | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
We’re getting better public buildings, but not without a big downside.
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Gallery of Varina Area Library / BCWH Architects - 25

Gallery of Varina Area Library / BCWH Architects - 25 | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Image 25 of 35 from gallery of Varina Area Library / BCWH Architects. Photograph by Chris Cunningham
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Joplin celebrates grand opening of new library

Joplin celebrates grand opening of new library | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
The new library is not just a symbol for the city’s rebirth. It’s also a cultural center and catalyst for economic development at the “center of it all” with spaces indoors and out to gather, imagine, explore, learn, and be entertained.
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The new library is not just a symbol for the city’s rebirth. It’s also a cultural center and catalyst for economic development at the “center of it all” with spaces indoors and out to gather, imagine, explore, learn, and be entertained.
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Marpillero Pollak Architects designs Elmhurst Library in New York

Marpillero Pollak Architects designs Elmhurst Library in New York | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Elmhurst Library isn't just a triumphant work of civic architecture, but one that creates community and celebrates what it means to be a public institution.
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The Most Beautiful Library In Every State

The Most Beautiful Library In Every State | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
From classical gems to ultra-modern buildings, here are fifty reasons to apply for a library card tomorrow.
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First DC Public Library in Public-Private Building Venture Opens in West End

First DC Public Library in Public-Private Building Venture Opens in West End | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
built as a public-private partnership between the District of Columbia Government, EastBanc, JBG Smith and Clark Enterprises.
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built as a public-private partnership between the District of Columbia Government, EastBanc, JBG Smith and Clark Enterprises.
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A New Queens Building That Can’t Be Overlooked: A Library

A New Queens Building That Can’t Be Overlooked: A Library | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
The $38 million Queens Library at Hunters Point is still at least a year from opening, but it has already staked its place on the waterfront.
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New York Public Library Approves Master Plan to Renovate Flagship Library

New York Public Library Approves Master Plan to Renovate Flagship Library | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
The New York Public Library approved a new master plan to renovate its flagship library on Fifth Avenue, four years after a group of scholars sued to halt a previous plan that would have gutted the library’s century-old stacks.
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NYC is investing in libraries - NYPL - Main Library
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Out-of-this-world library features undulating bookshelves

Out-of-this-world library features undulating bookshelves | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Rotterdam-based firm MVRDV has unveiled a massive library with out-of-this world glowing, undulating interiors in the Binhai district in Tianjin, China.
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Home

Home | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Welcome to The Westport Public Library website in Westport Connecticut.
Browse our books, DVD's and collections, see what's recommended by our
staff.
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Westport Library redevelopment project
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Brutalist library in Chicago gets interior update by Woodhouse Tinucci

Brutalist library in Chicago gets interior update by Woodhouse Tinucci | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Woodhouse Tinucci Architects has spruced up reading room in the University of Chicago's Joseph Regenstein Library, a 1970s building originally designed by SOM.
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"University of Chicago's Joseph Regenstein Library is one of the great academic libraries of the world, but it lacked an important component of today's most dynamic learning environments – a collaborative learning centre where students can work together in interactive groups"
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Library! at Bown Crossing – FFA Architecture and Interiors, Inc.

Library! at Bown Crossing – FFA Architecture and Interiors, Inc. | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
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What a beautiful library!
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Seguin Public Library | Architect Magazine | PGAL, Seguin, TX, Community, Cultural, Interiors, New Construction, Modern, LEED Silver

Seguin Public Library | Architect Magazine | PGAL, Seguin, TX, Community, Cultural, Interiors, New Construction, Modern, LEED Silver | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
PGAL
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Vaughan Civic Centre Resource Library / ZAS Architects + Interiors

Vaughan Civic Centre Resource Library / ZAS Architects + Interiors | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Completed in 2016 in Vaughan, Canada. Images by doublespace photography. Resulting from an extensive visioning process exploring the evolving role of the library in the digital age, The Vaughan Civic Centr
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LJ’s Top Trends in Library Architecture | Year in Architecture 2017

LJ’s Top Trends in Library Architecture | Year in Architecture 2017 | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
The attitude toward the library has changed since the institution’s early days as a place of solitude and introspection, reading and contemplation. As demonstrated in this year’s 82 building projects,
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82 library building projects this year!  Communities are investing in Libraries.
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2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards - AIA

2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards - AIA | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Every year, AIA partners with the American Library Association to honor the best in library architecture and design.
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Great library designs- love the Boston examples
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New development pairs public housing, library with aim of fostering community

New development pairs public housing, library with aim of fostering community | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel broke ground on one of three projects that mixes public housing with city libraries.
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This is an interesting development, great to see this sort of mixed use development growing across the country.

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How Libraries Are Becoming Modern Makerspaces

How Libraries Are Becoming Modern Makerspaces | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Today, perhaps taking a cue from Franklin, libraries across America are creating space for their patrons to experiment with all kinds of new technologies and tools to create and invent.
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Today, perhaps taking a cue from Benjamin  Franklin, libraries across America are creating space for their patrons to experiment with all kinds of new technologies and tools to create and invent.
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For the Mid-Manhattan Library, a Redesign for the Future

For the Mid-Manhattan Library, a Redesign for the Future | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
The New York Public Library’s renovation plan once called for a $1 billion overhaul, but a $200 million redesign of Mid-Manhattan was approved instead.
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Mecanoo also designed Birmingham UK central library
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Libbie Mill & Varina Public Libraries | Tappé Architects & BCWH Architects

Henrico County Public Library’s new Libbie Mill Library has emerged as a unique, state‐of‐the‐art facility providing access to the broadest range of information,…
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Timely & Timeless | Library Design 2017

The 2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards recognize eight outstanding new libraries and renovations.
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2017 Library Design Showcase | American Libraries Magazine

Welcome to the 2017 Library Design Showcase, American Libraries’ annual celebration of new and renovated libraries. These are shining examples of innovative architectural feats that address user needs in unique, interesting, and effective ways. Renovations and expansions dominated this year, showing that libraries are holding on to and breathing new life into spaces already cherished … Continue reading 2017 Library Design Showcase →
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The Waterdown Library and Civic Centre / RDHA

The Waterdown Library and Civic Centre / RDHA | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Completed in 2016 in Hamilton, Canada. Images by Tom Arban . For the Waterdown Library and Civic Centre, RDHA applied the studio’s practice of customizing off-the-shelf components to create a
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