This final section of the 2010 Library Design Showcase is self-explanatory: Beautiful library buildings, under the stars. Enjoy!
The University of Nevada at Reno’s Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
Architect: Hershenow + Klippenstein Architects / Dekker/Perich/Sabatini
Photo: Vance Fox
Toronto Public Library, Bloor/Gladstone Branch
Architects: roundthwaite, dick and hadley architects inc., Shoaltz and Zaback Architects Ltd., and E.R.A. Architects Inc.
Town ‘N Country Commons Regional Library and Community Center, Tampa-Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Library System
Architect: Harvard Jolly, Inc.
Photo: Harvard Jolly, Inc.
The Appaloosa branch of Scottsdale (Ariz.) Public Library
Architects: DWL Architects + Planners, Inc./Douglas Sydnor Architect and Associates
Photo: Bill Timmerman
Santa Clara County (Calif.) Library, Milpitas Public Library
Architect: Group 4 Architecture, Research + Planning, Inc.
Photo: Whittaker Photography
Poudre River Public Library District, Council Tree Library (Fort Collins, Colo.)
Architect: Aller-Lingle-Massey Architects and studiotrope design collective
Photo: John Robledo
Ohio State University’s Thompson Library
Architect: Acock Associates Architects, Inc./Gund Partnership
Photo: Brad Feinknopf/Feinknopf LLC
New Castle County (Del.) Libraries’ Kirkwood Public Library
Architect: ikon.5 architects
Photo: James D’Addio
Queen Creek branch of Maricopa County (Calif.) Library
Photo: Carlos Murrieta with LUZ Photography
Los Angeles Public Library’s Silver Lake branch
Architect: M2A Milofsky, Michali, and Cox Architects
Photo: Tom Bonner Photography
Some people say libraries are old-fashioned, they're lost in a new society. No. It's all learning in a new environment.
Chicago Tribune, April 28, 2013
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