Münster city library: Architektbüro Bolles-Wilson + Partner

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Part of a series of technically informative monographs embracing a broadpectrum of internationally renowned buildings, this work deals with Munsterity Library, and includes a comprehensive set of technical drawings andorking details.;Peter Wilson's new Munster library is a complex andntricate building. It collects a variety of separate spatial conditions,ach of which is conceived as an event in itself (for example, the newspapereading salon is focused on a welcoming fireplace) and synthesises them into complex and evocative whole. It responds equally sympathetically to itsity-centre sites, dividing into two wings above ground level to create andontain a new urban space. Wilson's building is thus both an intimate placef information, of quiet and education as well as a new formal focus for theity of Munster as a whole.;Peter Wilson is a graduate of the Architecturalssociation, London, and one of a small group of young architects who haveade their name by living and building abroad. Based in Germany, his Munsterity Library is the largest of his built-works to date. The new building was

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Francisco Sanin is a registered architect and urban design consultant. He previously taught at Princeton University, the Architectural Association, and Thames and Kingston Polytechnic in London.

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