Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public by Alistair Black,Simon Pepper,Kaye Bagshaw

By Alistair Black,Simon Pepper,Kaye Bagshaw

Public libraries have unusually by no means been the topic of an in depth layout heritage. for this reason, this significant and entire publication represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural learn of pre-1939 public library constructions. an incredibly excessive percentage of those city civic structures stay intact and current an more and more tricky architectural challenge for plenty of groups. The publication hence incorporates a research of what's taking place to those old libraries now and proposes that wisdom in their origins and early improvement will help construct an realizing of the way most sensible to address their future.

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