Posted by: bluesyemre | September 15, 2013

Rise of the super library: From Birmingham to the world

Library of Birmingham

  • As the £189m Library of Birmingham opens its doors, it joins a new breed of international “super library”. Architecture, design and technology are changing the way the library functions as a space. They have evolved to reflect modern attitudes to books, and how people consume the written word. With The Culture Show architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff, BBC Arts explores five of the world’s most impressive public libraries.

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