The BBC architecture critic points out five “super” library buildings located around the world.
The Five Buildings
1. Seattle Public Library, USA 2004
2. Biblioteca Vasconcelos, Mexico 2007
3. Kanazawa Umimirai, Japan 2011
4. Spijkenisse Book Mountain, Netherlands 2012
5. Library of Birmingham, UK 2013
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The BBC Radio 4 is airing a two part special about libraries titled, “Our Libraries: The Next Chapter”. Listen here.