Magazine article American Libraries

Australian Library Wins Top Architecture Award

Magazine article American Libraries

Australian Library Wins Top Architecture Award

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AUSTRALIA The ultra-modern Geelong Library and Heritage Centre in Geelong, Victoria, took top honors at the National Architecture Awards for its "vertical village" design. Some of the nation's best architects described the public center as a "significant new landmark" at the awards ceremony in Sydney on November 3. The Melbourne-based architectural firm Ashton Raggatt McDougall won the Sir Zelman Cowen Award, recognizing the best blueprint for a public building.--Geelong Advertiser, Nov. 3.

CANADA Eberhard and Jane Zeidler have announced a major donation for a new library at One Spadina Crescent, the future home of the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto. The new Eberhard Zeidler Library, scheduled to open in 2017, will occupy a space 1.5 times larger than its current location and will provide students, researchers, and design professionals with unrivaled collections in art, architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design. …

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