In this post you will find the original colour photographs that were reproduced in monochrome in Les Watson’s 2013 book Better Library and Learning Space: Projects, trends, ideas… 112 more words
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This is an article I wrote for Canadian Architect magazine.
The Toronto Reference Library (TRL) is the flagship of the world’s busiest urban library system. Occupying over 416,000 square feet, it is a landmark situated adjacent to one of the city’s liveliest intersections—Yonge and Bloor—at the junction of two subway lines. 562 more words
Here is an idea that has been mooted post- Target Canada debacle. And it comes, indirectly, from its discount store rival Walmart, no less. After Walmart abandoned one of its retail stores in McAllen, Texas, the city decided to reuse the structure as a new main library. 481 more words