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Energy-conscious library that doubles as a living room breaks ground in Shanghai

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 10, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Oct 04, 2017

Shanghai is adding yet another futuristic building to its modern skyline. The Chinese megacity just broke ground on the Shanghai East Library, a new public library that will serve 4 million visitors a year and be much more than a repository for millions of books. Designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, the massive 115,000-square-meter library will be a state-of-the-art, energy-conscious facility that feels like a shared “living room” with diverse programming. In 2016, Schmidt...





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