Tag Archives: Design

Converted warehouse becomes LocHal public library in the Netherlands – Curbed

Photo: Stijn Bollaert via Fast Company
Photo: Stijn Bollaert via Fast Company

The sprawling warehouse, which was once used as a holding warehouse for train engines, is now a well-designed community space.

Source: Converted warehouse becomes LocHal public library in the Netherlands – Curbed

Michael Bierut: How to design a library that makes kids want to read | TED Talk | TED.com

Future of Libraries in the Digital Age | Architectural Digest

Seattle Public Library. Photo: Philippe Ruault
Seattle Public Library. Photo: Philippe Ruault
Photo: Jonathan Blanc / Courtesy of NYPL
Photo: Jonathan Blanc / Courtesy of NYPL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With the cyberage in full swing, this is how smart design is keeping demand for the printed word alive

Source: Future of Libraries in the Digital Age | Architectural Digest

Arup | Publications | Future Libraries

Libraries are going through a renaissance, both in terms of the social infrastructure they provide and in terms of a diversification of the services and experiences offered. In corporate environments they are playing an increasingly important role in the provision of collaborate workspace and innovation. In communities they are evolving into hubs for education, health, entertainment and work.

Source: Arup | Publications | Future Libraries