Libraries: a Design Manual NEW IN PB

In stock (1000 items available)
This work of reference explains systematically all technological and planning requirements of library design. Special features such as RFID, signage, acoustics or specific structural load issues are explained in texts by experts from the fields of architecture and library science. Finally, approximately 40 best-practice case studies of contemporary library design are documented extensively. They are organised in four categories -- national libraries, large public libraries, small public libraries, university libraries -- and comprise high-profile examples such as Jo Coenen’s Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, Alvaro Siza’s Public Library Viana do Castelo in Portugal or Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham from 2013.
ISBN 9783034608268. Birkhauser Verlag.
available
  • $115.00
Qty:  
  • SKU
    9783034608268
This work of reference explains systematically all technological and planning requirements of library design. Special features such as RFID, signage, acoustics or specific structural load issues are explained in texts by experts from the fields of architecture and library science. Finally, approximately 40 best-practice case studies of contemporary library design are documented extensively. They are organised in four categories -- national libraries, large public libraries, small public libraries, university libraries -- and comprise high-profile examples such as Jo Coenen’s Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, Alvaro Siza’s Public Library Viana do Castelo in Portugal or Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham from 2013.
  • Author
    Nolan Lushington, Wolfgang Rudorf, Liliane Wong
  • Publisher
    Birkhauser Verlag
  • Release
    October 2019
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    264 pages, 750 b/w, 250 colour. 33 x 24 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    out of stock
  • Status for Website
    available