Item description for Library Design by Karen M. Smith...
The repositories of human wisdom and experience through the ages, libraries are one of our most valuable cultural resources. This stimulating volume showcases some of the most interesting library design trends and developments from around the world. Covering both public and private libraries, as well as bookstores, you'll see a wide variety of ways to arrange and store books. Also included are descriptions and recommendations for the finest library fittings and furnishings available plus a directory of resources and suppliers. What factors distinguish a truly great library? Browse this valuable reference to find out for yourself...
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.61" Width: 7.87" Height: 0.71" Weight: 1.81 lbs.
Release Date Nov 15, 2007
Publisher Te Neues Publishing Company
ISBN 383279204X ISBN13 9783832792046
Reviews - What do customers think about Library Design?
Nice book, but imcomplete Apr 20, 2008
I've just loved the book, but it could have some technical details, like plans and sections of the buildings...
A Ripoff! Dec 4, 2007
Plain and simple, this book is a rip off!, 1> NO Information on Library design 2> NO directory of library suppliers and distributors as stated! Only thing in this book are pictures of libraries from around the world with a few lines in English(captions)