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Designs unveiled for new public library in Iraq

Designs unveiled for new public library in Iraq | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
British-Iraqi firm AMBS Architects designs first public library to be built in Iraq since the 1970s as part of Youth City masterplan.
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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

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Welcome to The Westport Public Library website in Westport Connecticut.
Browse our books, DVD's and collections, see what's recommended by our
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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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Restaurant, cooking demo space at heart of new library downtown

Restaurant, cooking demo space at heart of new library downtown | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
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Downtown Central Library Reimagined

The Glendale Central Library is now reimagined as a community gathering place to learn, explore, create and reflect. The city invites you to visit an
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Model Programme for Public Libraries - MODEL PROGRAMME FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIES

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Brooklyn Heights Redevelopment Project Nets Financing

Brooklyn Heights Redevelopment Project Nets Financing | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Hudson Companies, the developer behind a Brooklyn Heights project to build a library and condominium tower, has secured a $280 million construction loan, allowing the mixed-use complex to move forward.
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Innovative libraries delivering good design | Australian Library and Information Association

Congratulations to the five library design award winners Melbourne , Monday 19 June, 2017: The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has today announced the five winners of its inaugural Library Design Awards 2017 at its conference in Melbourne. Thirty-three stunning libraries were entered in the awards and there is a winner in each category: public, school, academic and special libraries all feature in the entries. The Australian Library Design Awards were created to showcase the best in contemporary library interiors and exteriors in Australia, and to celebrate the investment in libraries made by our nation's institutions, corporations, local, state and territory governments. The winners in the five categories 

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Varina Area Library / BCWH Architects

Varina Area Library  / BCWH Architects | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
Completed in 2016 in Henrico County, United States. Images by Chris Cunningham . . The new 43,885SF Varina Area Library was envisioned as a place for individual transformation and community advancement as well as a hub fo
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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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Branching Out, May 2017

Branching Out, May 2017 | New Canaan Library Building project | Scoop.it
The Indian Trails Public Library District, Wheeling, IL, reopens, ; Gladwyne Free Library, PA, wraps up a renovation; the Sandhills Branch of the Richland Library, Columbia, SC, continues a multimillion, multibranch building effort; and more new construction and renovation news from the May 15, 2017 issue of Library Journal.
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Garces and Vetri Help Launch Demonstration Kitchen at the Free Library - Zagat

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Designing Libraries - Designing Libraries

The centre for library design and innovation: a resource for planning and design, a database of library building projects and a marketplace for services.
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This is a vast resource - hours of exploring here and all of it interesting
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Barcelona  -  Sant Gervasi - Joan Maragall Library: Interplay with the urban space - MODEL PROGRAMME FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIES

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Library Design Awards 2017 | Australian Library and Information Association

INAUGURAL AWARDS 2017 will see the presentation of the first ever Library Design Awards. The shortlist is here, with the winners announced at the ALIA Library Design Conference at Library at the Dock, Melbourne, on Monday 19 June. 

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New Central Library

Calgary's new Central Library will be located one block east of City Hall, in East Village. Explore the plans for the new Central Library here!
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