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Bangsaen SCG Library By DBALP

DBALP also design the public library for Bangsaen project by SCG.

library in the Netherlands (I need to stop finding out so many cool things about the Netherlands... I already have massive nation-envy)

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Sefar Architecture Vision fabric, a metal-coated fabric mesh sandwiched between two sheets of glass to give a translucent / reflective effect that is black on one side and metallic on the the other.

Wallpaper* talks to architect David Chipperfield about Two Lines, his Size + Matter installation for the London Design Festival 2011

The Weiners put Kalwall translucent panels to good use on the home’s back wall, bringing daylight in without the use of glass windows. Al...

Weiners’ three-story house in the West Village, NYC by LOT-EK architect / industrial / Kalwall translucent panels

Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo "Libraries are the most important public buildings" - Francine Houben

Interview with Francine Houben of Mecanoo about the Library of Birmingham, the library's role in the digital age and how libraries compare to cathedrals.

The dramatic view into this space at night partially inspired the glass façade along Lower Lake Road -- affording views into the active dining areas of the Community Center

Cambridge Public Library wins Harleston Parker Medal / William Rawn Associates and Ann Beha Architects

65 New-Age Libraries  #library #modern

65 New-Age Libraries

The Nam June Paik Library is a new public art library in Nam June Paik Art Center in Yong-In, Korea. The library was designed by a U. based design and research collaborative N H D M / Nahyun Hwang + David Eugin Moon.

Bishan Public Library / LOOK Architects    The metaphor of a tree house was invoked from the onset of design conceptualization to create an environment for learning via a journey of discovery and play. The use of skylights, trellises and colored glass transforms incoming daylight into a myriad of shades and colours, creating an intriguing dappled light quality within the library that simulates light filtered through the foliage of trees.

Bishan Public Library / LOOK Architects

Academy of Fine Arts | PAG; Photo: Maciej Lulko | Archinect

Image 6 of 21 from gallery of Academy Of Fine Arts Wroclaw / Pracownia Architektury Glowacki. Courtesy of Pracownia Architektury Glowacki

Municipal Library in Nembro, Italy by Archea Associati.  A  transparent glass volume is surrounded by a façade of 40×40 cm red  glazed earthenware tiles held in place by a frame of steel  profiles. a construction method that enables the tiles to rotate and so  act as a sunscreen for the glazed inner façades. The result is a  distinctive ‘screen’ wall in which closed and open planes alternate in  a continuous pattern created by the rotating ceramic elements.

Municipal Library in Nembro, Italy by Archea Associati. A transparent glass…

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Image 3 of 23 from gallery of Utrecht Library / Wiel Arets Architects. Photograph by Jan Bitter & Andrea Giannotti