Library Buildings in a Changing Environment

Library Buildings in a Changing Environment

by Marie-Francoise Bisbrouck
     
 

Fifteen papers presented at a seminar of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions' Section on Library Buildings and Equipment, held in August 1999 in Shanghai. The contributors are librarians, architects, and government officials from China, Korea, Japan, the UK, Europe, Australia, and the US who address topics related to library design,… See more details below

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Fifteen papers presented at a seminar of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions' Section on Library Buildings and Equipment, held in August 1999 in Shanghai. The contributors are librarians, architects, and government officials from China, Korea, Japan, the UK, Europe, Australia, and the US who address topics related to library design, organization, and location. The volume includes a number of diagrams and many muddy but functional b&w photos; there's no subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783598218194
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
IFLA Publications Series
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Programme3
Introduction to the Eleventh Seminar7
Library Buildings for the new Millennium11
Prospects of Library Buildings in China25
The Development of Library Buildings in Shanghai31
The Development and Prospects of the National Assembly Library Building (Korea)39
The Process of Development and the Transition of Method for Facility Planning in Japanese Public Libraries61
Why and How to Prepare a Draft for a new Library Building: French Experience over the Past Decade79
Stuttgart: On the Way to the Library 2191
Contextual Constraints and Opportunities: the State Library of New South Wales Extension and the new Pustaka Negeri Sarawak Building99
Flushing Library: A Year Of Success125
The Location of your Library Buildings: Why it is important and How to do it using GIS (Geographic Information System Software)?141
Designing Library Interiors in a Changing Environment: The Singapore Experience155
From Necessity to Reality: Journal of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France Project163
To Create an Atmosphere of "Books for Readers and Readers among the Books": On the New Building of Zhejiang Provincial Library177
Librarians, Politicians and Architects in the Changing Academic Context: A Story of the Emerging Building of the Warsaw University Library191
The National Library of Catalonia: A New Organization in a Renovated Building: An Assessment207
Closing Remarks217
Attendance List221

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