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What contemporary library design looks like at its best

What contemporary library design looks like at its best

Libraries as newly reimagined hubs of technology and activity continue to grow in both scale and scope, with architects and designers responding to impress.

Creating a village square: Green Square Library

Creating a village square: Green Square Library

Tipped to become Australia’s most densely populated precinct, Sydney’s Green Square required a truly memorable gesture for its community hub. The Library and Plaza redefines the meaning of architectural literacy with its incredibly visual and graphic structures. And it also happened to snag INDE Gold in The Learning Space category, partnered with Living Edge.

A futuristic library upgrade = INDE.Awards gold

A futuristic library upgrade = INDE.Awards gold

As the 2019 INDE.Awards entries get ready to close, we take a look back at a colourful and futuristic library refurbishment that received an Honourable Mention for The Learning Space at the 2018 INDE.Awards.

Bringing the local back to a library: Cobram Library by CohenLeigh Architects

Bringing the local back to a library: Cobram Library by CohenLeigh Architects

Traditionally libraries have been a civic heart, a place that welcomes people of all backgrounds. For Cobram Library and Learning Centre, CohenLeigh set about bringing community back.

Playing With Shapes: Elevating a Children’s Library

Playing With Shapes: Elevating a Children’s Library

How do spaces for children differ from spaces for adults? Muxin Studio creates a cosy children’s library in Shanghai where fused spaces are comfortably scaled for little ones and choreographed to suit learning and play, introverted and extroverted activities.