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Living Library: Wiel Arets: University Library Utrecht

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ISBN 10: 3791334557 / ISBN 13: 9783791334554
Published by Prestel Publishing, 2005
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Title: Living Library: Wiel Arets: University ...

Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

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This innovative look at the sleek, new library at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, designed by the renowned architect Wiel Arets, takes readers on a floor-by-floor tour while it draws wider implications about the changing role of the library in the twenty-first century. Arets' design for the Utrecht University Library, embodies the fundamental changes now taking place in library architecture in the information age. Dynamically designed to echo the building's construction, this book allows readers to experience every floor, as well as its foundations. Woven throughout are interviews and essays that focus on Arets' inspired design, how it fits with the campus as a whole, and other perspectives on library design, from fellow architects such as Rem Koolhaas, Toyo Ito, Herzog & de Meuron and Dominique Perrault. Highlights of the book include an essay, 'In the Library', which was commissioned specifically for this book; a series of photographs of international libraries by acclaimed photographer Candida Hofer; an interview with a "digital librarian,"; and many other interesting and little known facts, figures, quotations and images-each of which proves that the libraries of tomorrow, will bear little resemblance to those of yesterday.

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Architects Journal, September 22, 2005 'Prestel's excellent monograph gives a real sense of the building in use.' Architecture Today, September 1, 2005 'An unusually ambitious record...it aims to tell a story about libraries that goes beyond the building.'

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