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A total of 50 libraries are illustrated with quality colour and black-and-white photography, as well as detailed plans, making this surely the most comprehensive publication of its type.

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A total of 50 libraries are illustrated with quality colour and black-and-white photography, as well as detailed plans, making this surely the most comprehensive publication of its type.


  • 1941-45 Frank Lloyd Wright: Roux Library, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida, U.S.A.
  • 1960-63 SOM/Skidmore, Owings and Merrill: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.
  • 1962-66 Arata Isozaki: Oita Prefectural Library, Berlin, Germany
  • 1960-65 Alvar Aalto: Municipal Library in Seinäjoki, Seinäjoki, Finland
  • 1964-66 Marcel Breuer and Hamilton Smith: Alcuin Library, St. John’s Abbey and University, Collegeville, Minnesota, U.S.A.
  • 1964-67 James Stirling: Seeley Historical Library, History Faculty Building, Cambridge University, Cambridge , U.K.
  • 1964-70 Alvar Aalto: Library of Helsinki University of Technology, Otaniemi, Finland
  • 1965-72 Gunnar Birkerts: Tougaloo College Library, Tougaloo, Mississippi, U.S.A.
  • 1966-71 I. M. Pei: Cleo Rogers Memorial Library, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.
  • 1967-72 Louis I. Kahn: Exeter Library, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
  • 1967-78 Paul Rudolph: Niagara Falls Public Library, Niagara Falls, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1967-78 Hans Scharoun: Berlin State Library, Berlin, Germany
  • 1969-79 Gunnar Birkerts: Duluth Public Library, Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A.
  • 1973-74 Arata Isozaki: Kitakyushu Central Library, Fukuoka, Japan
  • 1974-77 Helmut Jahn/C. F. Murphy: Michigan City Public Library, Michigan City, Indiana, U.S.A.
  • 1976-79 Mario Botta: Library in Capuchin Convent at Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
  • 1975-78 Stanley Tigerman: Illinois Regional Library for Blind and Physically Handicapped, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
  • 1977-80 Don M. Hisaka: St. Lawrence University Library Expansion, Canton, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1980-83 Michael Graves: San Juan Capistrano Regional Library, San Juan Capistrano, California, U.S.A.
  • 1983-86 Frank O. Gehry: Frances Howard Goldwyn Regional Branch Library, Hollywood, California, U.S.A.
  • 1984-88 Mario Botta: Maison du Livre de l’Image et du Son, Villeurbanne, France
  • 1984-93 Norman Foster: Carré d’Art, Nîmes, France
  • 1985-89 Scogin Elam and Bray: Buckhead Branch Library, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
  • 1986-89 Henri and Bruno Gaudin: Archives de Paris, Paris, France
  • 1987-90 Antoine Predock: Las Vegas Library/Discovery Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • 1987-93 Bolles-Wilson: New City Library, Münster, Münster, Germany
  • 1988-95 Dominique Perrault: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
  • 1988-95 Alvaro Siza: Main Library, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
  • 1989-91 Scogin Elam and Bray: Morrow Branch Library, Morrow, Georgia, U.S.A.
  • 1990-95 William Bruder + DWL: Phoenix Central Library, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.
  • 1991-93 Scogin Elam and Bray: Ross-Blakley Law Library, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A.
  • 1991-94 Mecanoo: Public Library Almelo, Almelo, The Netherlands
  • 1991-95 Arata Isozaki: Toyonokuni Libraries for Cultural Resources, Oita, Oita, Japan
  • 1992-95 Paul Chemetov Borja Huidobro: Library in Evreux, Evreux, France
  • 1993-95 Legorreta Arquitectos: South Chula Vista Library, Chula Vista, California, U.S.A.
  • 1993-96 Richard Rogers: Learning Resource Center, Thames Valley University, Slough, U.K.
  • 1993-95 Legorreta Arquitectos: San Antonio Main Library, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.
  • 1993-97 Mecanoo: Library of Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
  • 1993-98 Hiroshi Hara: Miyagi Prefectural Library, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
  • 1994-2002 Mansilla + Tuñón: Madrid Regional Documentary Center, Madrid, Spain
  • 1994-2004 Herzog & de Meuron: IKMZ (Information, Communications and Media Center) BTU Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
  • 1994-2000 Toyo Ito: Sendai Mediatheque, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
  • 1996-99 Toyo Ito: T Hall in Taisha, Izumo, Shimane, Japan
  • 1996-2002 Fumio Toki: Kansai-kan of National Diet Library, Kyoto, Japan
  • 1997-2000 Heikkinen-Komonen: Vuotalo Cultural Center, Helsinki, Finland
  • 1997-2001 Dominique Perrault: Médiathèque, Vénissieux, Vénissieux, Lyon, France
  • 1997-2002 Fumihiko Maki: Fukui Prefectural Library & Archives, Fukui, Japan
  • 1997-2005 Norman Foster: Philological Library, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • 1997-2005 Wiel Arets: University Library Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2000-04 OMA: Seattle Central Library, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

320 pages / 23,5 x 30,5 cm / Japanese, English

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