New Central Library | ?m | 6s | Calgary Library | Snøhetta

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Renderings of Calgary's new Central Library which is now under construction. The library will be located in Calgary's East Village

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http://snohetta.com/project/194-calgarys-new-central-library-and-library-plaza

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Awesome project and good to see Snohetta doing more work in Canada. So the building will be integrated with what I'm guessing is an LRT station?
 

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Awesome project and good to see Snohetta doing more work in Canada. So the building will be integrated with what I'm guessing is an LRT station?
Yeah, they do nice work for sure. I think these guys did a great job on the library design.

No LRT station, but the LRT will go through it...mostly underneath. There is an existing station across the street.
 

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Wonderful building, and great addition to the area indeed. The wooden "arch" and interiors will look amazing, I'm sure.
 

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I think this building will be amazing. I was at the unveiling of the design, and listened to Snohetta talk about it. I was impressed by them.
 

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I love that cities are using their libraries as a way to make a big architectural statement. We've been talking about the Seattle and Halifax libraries a lot this week, and this looks like it's joining their ranks. Beautiful!
 

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