Architecture for the Books
Architecture for the Books is a new, colourful compendium of the best in recent library design: from small community public libraries, to large commercial research libraries, and state-of-the-art university centres for information and socialising. The book includes large format plans, sections, diagrams, and extensive photographs of exteriors, interiors, and details of libraries throughout the world. A must-have book for designers and lovers of libraries.
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