Architecture for the Books

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Images Publishing, 2003 - Architecture - 224 pages
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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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Contents

j 5 Kennewick Library
22
Steven Ehrlich Architects
28
5 jq Issaquah Library
34
a a aJ Lied Library University of Nevada
44
r rr Eltham Public Library
50
r tq Des Plaines Public Library
60
n I Mesquite Branch Public Library
98
UZ I U J pe Cobb Freed partners
112
oni Dn7 Los Eeliz Branch Library
204
Nagle Hartray Dankar Kagan McKay Architect of RecordJoseph Powell Design Architect
212
I Langston Hughes Library
223
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About the author (2003)

Michael J. Crosbie is a practising architect & architectural critic. He is the former editor of Progressive Architecture & writes for Domus, Architectural Record & Landscape Architecture. He also teaches architecture at the Roger Williams University & is author of the book Cesar Pelli: Recent Themes.

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