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Who Wins – the Architect or the Librarian? Academic Library Building in Britain 1984‐1989

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 February 1991

Abstract

The architectural design of 27 new academic libraries has been examined in detail. Conclusions and recommendations are presented, covering: the planning process; exterior design and construction; interior design and fittings. It is concluded that a mutual educational process between architects and librarians has led to many useful lessons being learned and successful academic library buildings being provided.

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Rodger, E.M. (1991), "Who Wins – the Architect or the Librarian? Academic Library Building in Britain 1984‐1989", Library Review, Vol. 40 No. 2/3. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539110005611

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MCB UP Ltd

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