Libraries Innovation and Design

Overview

The role of libraries in society has changed and evolved in recent years, with the increasing importance of online sources. Modern libraries must strike a balance between housing significant amounts of printed material, providing access to digital material, and serving as a hub of activities within the community, whether that community is a neighborhood of a city, or a specific field of study at a university. Libraries provide an exciting challenge for contemporary architecture studios, and this volume details ...
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Overview

The role of libraries in society has changed and evolved in recent years, with the increasing importance of online sources. Modern libraries must strike a balance between housing significant amounts of printed material, providing access to digital material, and serving as a hub of activities within the community, whether that community is a neighborhood of a city, or a specific field of study at a university. Libraries provide an exciting challenge for contemporary architecture studios, and this volume details some of the most inspiring projects in recent years from around the world, with full-color photographs, plans, and insightful descriptions from the architects themselves.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788415492955
  • Publisher: Links International,Ceg
  • Publication date: 5/7/2014
  • Pages: 300

Meet the Author

Carles Broto, has over 20 years experience in the publishing industry, specializing in architecture and design. His considerable expertise has led to his works becoming a reference for professionals and students alike. He is currently leading the development of the ARCHITECTURE ONLINE LIBRARY, a trail-blazing online architectural publication collective. He lives and works in Barcelona.
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