Literary Enticement

Modern libraries reflect the need for improved aspects of tradition

Implications - With modern day youths shying away from literature in exchange for digital devices and technology, efforts to re-ignite the importance of literacy have resulted in more contemporary and modern persuasions. Artistically abstract libraries and playful interiors help revamp traditionally old and unappealing structures, combining bold architectural designs with the need to keep in tune with contemporary advancements.
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Slide-Embedded Library Designs - The Hoseo University Features a Metallic Indoor Slide for Students
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V. Hot 2,747 Clicks Pub: Dec 7, 15
Slide-Embedded Library Designs
The Hoseo University Features a Metallic Indoor Slide for Students
The Hoseo University in South Korea found an interesting way to entice its students to use the library facility for studying with the creation of a metallic indoor slide embedded into the library&#... [More]
Textile-Inspired Libraries - King Fahd Library is a Lattice Cube Inspired by Classical Architecture
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Hot 7,031 Clicks Pub: Jan 27, 14
Textile-Inspired Libraries
King Fahd Library is a Lattice Cube Inspired by Classical Architecture
In response to an international competition for the refurbishment and extension of the pre-existing structure of the King Fahd National Library, German architecture and design firm Gerber... [More]
Modern Greek Antiquity Libraries - Snøhetta's Philadelphia University Atheneum Offers a Plaza Design
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Warm 704 Clicks Pub: Jan 27, 16
Modern Greek Antiquity Libraries
Snøhetta's Philadelphia University Atheneum Offers a Plaza Design
Talented design firm Snøhetta recently put together the new university atheneum construction for the Philadelphia University’s Temple University campus location. The library hones in on its... [More]
Pop-Up Cubic Libraries - The Mobile Library Project Makes Reading More Accessible in Seoul
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Warm 1,752 Clicks Pub: Jan 18, 16
Pop-Up Cubic Libraries
The Mobile Library Project Makes Reading More Accessible in Seoul
‘The Mobile Library Project’ is an educational initiative that aims to make reading more accessible in Seoul. Although Seoul is known for its technological innovations, one organization... [More]
Cocooning Book Libraries - The Conarte Library in Mexico Wraps Readers from Wall to Ceiling in Books
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Warm 586 Clicks Pub: Sep 3, 15
Cocooning Book Libraries
The Conarte Library in Mexico Wraps Readers from Wall to Ceiling in Books
The Conarte Library located in Monterrey, Mexico offers readers a unique aesthetic than most traditional book libraries by allowing visitors to experience a sitting area complete with a wall to... [More]
Pillar-Themed Libraries - 'Monument' is an Outdoor Library Created for a Book-Sharing Initiative
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Untested 597 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 15
Pillar-Themed Libraries
'Monument' is an Outdoor Library Created for a Book-Sharing Initiative
Artist and designer Brian McCutcheon created this stunning outdoor library as part of ‘The Public Collection.’ This project is a public art and literacy initiative that aims to encourage... [More]
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