January 22, 2022

New Book (Open Access): “New Libraries in Old Buildings: Creative Reuse”

The book linked below was recently published in the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) series by DeGruyter.

Title: New Libraries in Old Buildings: Creative Reuse
DOI: 10.1515/9783110679663

Editors: Petra Hauke, Karen Latimer and Robert Niess


This book focuses on difficulties and opportunities in revitalization of old, derelict or abandoned buildings into a library and investigates the transformation of buildings which originally had a different purpose. The publication shows worldwide best practice examples from different types of libraries in historic environments, both urban and rural, while maintaining a focus on sustainability concerning the architecture and interior design.

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