Tag Archive for 'Library Buildings'

Manifesto for more imagination

          Guest Blogger: Rob Bruijnzeels, independent advisor and founder of the Ministry of Imagination Library buildings have long been designed based on paradigms from the 19th and 20th century with the typology of covered bookcases and the arrangement of an old-fashioned catalogue cabinet. But the world […]

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1001 Libraries to see before you die!

Planning a trip, want to visit some libraries but not sure where you should go? Wonder no more! Your colleagues from the IFLA Public Libraries Section are busily compiling the ultimate guide for Librarians 1001 libraries to see before you die. Our online initiative aims to bring together best practice […]

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Is yours an award winning library?

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The Online Entry Form for the 2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards is now available.  This biennial competition is co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).  The awards honor excellence in library interior design. Award winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function and satisfaction of the client’s objectives.
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