Libraries combines spectacular photography with detailed information on a selection of the most interesting libraries around the world.
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Stunning' - Th+N4:AA4e Guardian; 'Libraries' looks at these fascinating buildings from an architectural angle but the book will intrigue any book lover' - Parka Blog; 'lavishly illustrated with large-size photographs, capturing the contemplative ambience around a majestic staircase or the hushed atmosphere of a reading room. An insight into a world that kindles a desire to explore new horizons' - Air France Magazine. Also featured in Vanity Fair, Slate.com, La Vanguardia and The Indepedent (UK)
Bjarne Hammer is a director of schmidt hammer lassen architects, an international architectural firm founded by a group of Danish architects in 1986 in Aarhus, Denmark. It currently has five offices in Aarhus, Copenhagen, London, Shanghai and Singapore. The practice has a track record as designers of high-profile cultural buildings; art galleries, educational complexes and libraries.