May 22, 2022

Greece: Greek National Library Begins 10-Million Euro Move to New Facility & Interview with Director General of the Library

From AFP:

Greece’s national library on Tuesday said a 10-million-euro [($12.42 Million/USD] relocation to new facilities, designed by famed Italian architect Renzo Piano, had begun this month and is expected to take three months.

The library of 700,000 volumes is relocating to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, a state-of-the-art seaside complex that also hosts the Greek national opera.

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See Also: The NLG is Going Through A New Era Of Development (Interview with Director of the National Library of Greece) (via Neos Kosmos)

See Also: Greece: National Library Re-branded Just in Time for Its New Home (March 8, 2017)

See Also: Greece: Unveiling of New National Library Building in Athens (June 27, 2016)

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