Calgary Library Architecture

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Design:

  • Public library in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Architects Snøhetta and Dialog
  • Oval-shaped and is elevated one floor above street level to cover a CTrain light rail tunnel
  • Framed by wood-clad arches inspired by the shape of arched clouds made by Chinook winds in Alberta
  • Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi described the library as a “new icon for the city”
  • Public art for the library

Beautiful interior

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Outdoor library buildings

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Bookshelves

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August 9, 2019
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