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WHAT IS A LIBRARY ?
A Place In Which Literary
And Artistic Materials,
Such As Books,
Periodicals, Newspapers,
Pamphlets, P...
CASE STUDIES
1 - LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA
2 - NATIONAL STATE LIBRARY FRANCE
3 - LIBRARY OF BIRMINGHAM
4 - BISHAN PUBLIC LIBRA...
LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA
1995 – 2002Year
Alexandria -
Egypt
Location
Hamza
Associates
Architect
80,000 sqmSite Area
4 Million...
Introduction
The New Alexandria Library Has Been Invested With A
Contemporary Design That Will Allow It To Contribute Mean...
WHAT DO I LIKE ABOUT LIBRARY OF
ALEXANDRI ?
Because There Is No High
Rise Buildings Allows Us To
See How Massive Is The
Li...
NATIONAL STATE LIBRARY FRANCE
1989 - 1995Year
Paris - FranceLocation
Dominique
Perrault Co.
Architect
250,000 sqmSite Area...
Mission
The National Library of France is a public establishment under the
supervision of the Ministry of Culture. Its mis...
WHAT DO I LIKE ABOUT NATIONAL STATE
LIBRARY OF FRANCE ?
The Centralize Green Area
Acts Like The Heart Of The
Building , It...
LIBRARY OF BIRMINGHAM
2010 - 2013Year
Birmingham -
England
Location
Francine
Houben
Architect
20,798 sqmFloor Area
243 m U...
BACKGROUND
The Library of Birmingham will provide a showcase for the city’s
internationally important collections of archi...
Ground
Floor
Plan
Section
WHAT I LIKE IN LIBRARY OF
BIRMINGHAM ?
The Façade Change
The Simple Mass Of The
Building From The Outer
Side To Inner Side...
BISHAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
2006Year
Bishan Place,
Singapore
Location
LOOK
Architects
Architect
1400.30 sqmSite Area
165 m USDCa...
ABOUT
The Metaphor Of A Tree House Was
Invoked From The Onset Of Design
Conceptualization To Create An
Environment For Lea...
First Floor Plan
Second
Floor
Plan
Section
KANAZAWA UMIMIRAI LIBRARY
2011Year
Kanazawa
city, Japan
Location
Coelacanth
K&H
Architects
Architect
2,311.91 sqmProject A...
ABOUT
Libraries In Japan Are Moving
Towards A Model That
Encourages Readers To Stay
And Linger, Instead Of Their
Original ...
GFPlan
1st
FPlan
2nd
FPlan
Sections
Elevations
LIST OF FUNCTIONS :
1. Administration
2. Child Library.
3. Theater.
4. Publications for sale.
5. Technical performance sec...
STANDARDS:
• Standards related to Shelves
STANDARDS:
• Standards related
to Reading &
Study tables.
• Standards related
to Staircases
REFERENCES
http://www.e-architect.co.uk/egypt/alexandria-library
http://www.perraultarchitecte.com/en/projects/2465-
frenc...
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  1. 1. WHAT IS A LIBRARY ? A Place In Which Literary And Artistic Materials, Such As Books, Periodicals, Newspapers, Pamphlets, Prints, Records, And Tapes, Are Kept For Reading, Reference, Or Lending.
  2. 2. CASE STUDIES 1 - LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA 2 - NATIONAL STATE LIBRARY FRANCE 3 - LIBRARY OF BIRMINGHAM 4 - BISHAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 5 - KANAZAWA UMIMIRAI LIBRARY
  3. 3. LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA 1995 – 2002Year Alexandria - Egypt Location Hamza Associates Architect 80,000 sqmSite Area 4 Millions Volumes Capacity 212 m USDCast
  4. 4. Introduction The New Alexandria Library Has Been Invested With A Contemporary Design That Will Allow It To Contribute Meaningfully To Students, Researchers And The Public Well Into The Future. The New Building Is The Result Of An International Architectural Competition In 1989 Organized By The International Union Of Architects, Unesco, And The Government Of Egypt
  5. 5. WHAT DO I LIKE ABOUT LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRI ? Because There Is No High Rise Buildings Allows Us To See How Massive Is The Library Building And How It Acts As Protect For The Building .
  6. 6. NATIONAL STATE LIBRARY FRANCE 1989 - 1995Year Paris - FranceLocation Dominique Perrault Co. Architect 250,000 sqmSite Area 14 Millions Volumes Capacity 328 m USDCast
  7. 7. Mission The National Library of France is a public establishment under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture. Its mission is to constitute collections, especially the copies of works published in France that must, by law, be deposited there, conserve them, and make them available to the public.
  8. 8. WHAT DO I LIKE ABOUT NATIONAL STATE LIBRARY OF FRANCE ? The Centralize Green Area Acts Like The Heart Of The Building , It Makes The Building Come To Life . Its Refresh The Air And Then It Release To The Reading Areas , Which Are Open To It.
  9. 9. LIBRARY OF BIRMINGHAM 2010 - 2013Year Birmingham - England Location Francine Houben Architect 20,798 sqmFloor Area 243 m USDCast Architects' Journal Building of the Year 2013 Prizes
  10. 10. BACKGROUND The Library of Birmingham will provide a showcase for the city’s internationally important collections of archives, photography and rare books. New facilities including state-of-the-art gallery space will open up public access to the collections for the first time.
  11. 11. Ground Floor Plan
  12. 12. Section
  13. 13. WHAT I LIKE IN LIBRARY OF BIRMINGHAM ? The Façade Change The Simple Mass Of The Building From The Outer Side To Inner Side , It Gives An Interesting Shades To The Inner Spaces . Exterior Facade Interior Facade
  14. 14. BISHAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2006Year Bishan Place, Singapore Location LOOK Architects Architect 1400.30 sqmSite Area 165 m USDCast -Prizes
  15. 15. ABOUT The Metaphor Of A Tree House Was Invoked From The Onset Of Design Conceptualization To Create An Environment For Learning Via A Journey Of Discovery And Play. The Use Of Skylights, Trellises And Colored Glass Transforms Incoming Daylight Into A Myriad Of Shades And Colors, Creating An Intriguing Dappled Light Quality Within The Library That Simulates Light Filtered Through The Foliage Of Trees.
  16. 16. First Floor Plan
  17. 17. Second Floor Plan
  18. 18. Section
  19. 19. KANAZAWA UMIMIRAI LIBRARY 2011Year Kanazawa city, Japan Location Coelacanth K&H Architects Architect 2,311.91 sqmProject Area -Cast -Prizes
  20. 20. ABOUT Libraries In Japan Are Moving Towards A Model That Encourages Readers To Stay And Linger, Instead Of Their Original Function As Spaces For Collecting And Lending Out Books. Reflecting The General Trend For Libraries To Facilitate Reading As Well As Other Functions, This Library Uses Compact Automated Shelves That Operate As A Closed Stack System
  21. 21. GFPlan
  22. 22. 1st FPlan
  23. 23. 2nd FPlan
  24. 24. Sections
  25. 25. Elevations
  26. 26. LIST OF FUNCTIONS : 1. Administration 2. Child Library. 3. Theater. 4. Publications for sale. 5. Technical performance section. 6. Meeting hall. 7. Handicapped hall ( Blinds ). 8. Periodicals. 9. Computer section 10. Café. 11. Workshop. 12. Photocopy. 13. Indexing and classification section. 14. Supplying section. 15. Internet hall. 16. Reading hall. 17. Audiovisual hall. 18. Bathrooms. 19. Reception. 20. Supervisors. 21. References. 22. Thesis section. 23. Rare book section. 24. Praying room. 25. MPH. 26. Classrooms 27. Exhibition / Lecture hall. 28. Electrical / mechanical room. 29. Offices.
  27. 27. STANDARDS: • Standards related to Shelves
  28. 28. STANDARDS: • Standards related to Reading & Study tables. • Standards related to Staircases
  29. 29. REFERENCES http://www.e-architect.co.uk/egypt/alexandria-library http://www.perraultarchitecte.com/en/projects/2465- french_national_library.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Birmingham http://coinmill.com/EUR_USD.html#EUR=254 http://www.archdaily.com/421970/library-of-birmingham-mecanoo/ http://www.archdaily.com/209596/bishan-public-library-look-architects/ http://www.archdaily.com/145757/kanazawa-umimirai-library- coelacanth-kh-architects/

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