Since 1895, Kathmandu has had a library so fantastical that its outdoor area is called the Garden of Dreams. “I can only describe this incredible place as a living Wes Anderson tribute to Orientalism,” … 131 more words
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Zzz Zone - Manchester University installs futuristic sleeping pods at library so students can catch up on sleep
Sleepy students in need of a power nap can get their heads down in a new sleeping pod just yards away from Manchester University library. All students love a power nap but this futuristic chair takes afternoon snoozing to a whole new level. 125 more words
There’s just something about a library — its well-thumbed, plastic-sheathed bestsellers and dusty shelves of obscure treasures, all just waiting to be picked up and enjoyed by you. 169 more words
The Library of Birmingham was one of six buildings shortlisted for this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize, the nation’s most prestigious prize for architecture.