Libraries combines spectacular photography with detailed information on a selection of the most interesting libraries around the world.

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Worldwide rights available excluding Japan


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,, La Vanguardia and The Indepedent (UK)

Author Biography

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.

Series Part
Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: March 2014
  • 9781909399105
  • Hardback
  • Primary Price: 45 EUR
  • Pages: 192
  • Roads Publishing
  • Readership: General
  • Publish State: Published
  • Edition: 1
  • Dimensions: 330 x 250 mm
  • Illustration: 140 colour photographs
  • Series: Reflections