The newly built Library of Birmingham designed by architects Mecanoo. Gold and filigree cladding covers the building. The new Library of Birmingham, in Centenary Square, Birmingham, England
Also the largest public cultural space in Europe, the new 35,000m 2 Library of Birmingham replaces the old Central Library and is seen by Birmingham City Council as a flagship project for the redevelopment of the city. Designed by architects Mecanoo, working with multi-discipline engineers Buro Happold and main contractor Carillion, the multi-tiered roof of the library features two garden terraces which have both contributed to the BREEAM Excellent rating. Birmingham Library facade by Mecanoo By Amanda Birch 2011-04-26T08:04:00 A technical look at the distinctive facade Mecanoo designed for the new Birmingham Library.
Oct 09, 2014 · The Library of Birmingham was designed by Mecanoo. ... Designed by Dutch architects Mecanoo, the building cost about £186m and was a key part of Birmingham's "big city" regeneration plan. LIBRARY OF BIRMINGHAM BIRMINGHAM Project Description 3 The high-tech, Library of Birmingham building, which on completion was the largest public bulding in Europe, was designed by the Delft-based architects, Mecanoo. The library, which is situated on Centenary Square, is spread over 10 levels and The cylindrical lift leads to a secret garden. ... Add hotspot. To add a new hotspot, search product title and click the "Save" button.
Dutch architect Francine Houben, the Creative Director of mecanoo architecten is today announced as the first Keynote speaker of the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference 2018, 3-5 June, London. Oct 21, 2015 · Fundamental to Mecanoo’s design concept for the Library of Birmingham is the belief that libraries are the new “cathedrals” of the city. They bring diverse citizen groups together and enhance the economic and cultural vitality of the communities they serve.