The science fiction website io9 recently ran a post declaring that new libraries increasingly resemble “alien spaceships”. It’s fascinating to see how many wonderful new libraries have opened since the turn of the century, and that the library seems a focus for daring, experimental architecture.
Biblioteca Parque España, Medellín, Colombia (2007)
Biblioteca José Vasconcelos, Mexico City, Mexico (2006)
Liyuan Library, Beijing, China (2011)
Vennesla Library and Culture House, Vennesla, Norway (2011)
Umimirai Library, Kanazawa, Japan (2011)
Stuttgart City Library, Stuttgart, Germany (2011)
Aberdeen University Library, Aberdeen, Scotland (2012)