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March 9

what: biblioteca vasconcelos in mexico city by alberto kalach

why: libraries will not go extinct, they will adapt to an increasingly digital world in order to maintain their relevance as highly important public spaces

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originally opened in may 2006, the library was forced to close for 19 months, to undergo renovations and reconstruction.  the “campus” includes the main building,  a cafeteria, bookshop, exhibition space, a 500-seat auditorium and a botanical garden, all open to the public. this complex provides well-designed spaces for the people of mexico city, and redefines what a library space should be like.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. mjblume permalink
    March 10 19:44

    wow. i want to live there.

  2. Nancy permalink
    March 23 21:39

    We should have looked at when we were there. They need a space like that for the 20 million that live there!

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