Year in Architecture 2016: Access and Flow

Featuring the Mary Couts Burnett Library at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth and Summerland Branch Library, Okanagan Regional Library, BC
ljx161102webarchgallery1a The Mary Couts Burnett Library at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, polished up its $35 million addition and renovation project with a three-story atrium surrounded by glass and steel. Visitors are greeted in the new lobby by a purple interactive touch screen wall. CREDITS: Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford, in association with CannonDesign, architects; Nick Merrick, Hedrich Blessing, Ltd., photo. ljx161102webarchgallery1b The new 8,000 square foot Summerland Branch Library, Okanagan Regional Library, BC, is designed as a beacon, with the transparent Main Street exterior “retailing” library activities to the community. CREDITS: Urban Arts Architecture, architects; photo ©2016 Martin Knowles Photo/Media RETURN TO MAIN ARTICLE

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