Gallery: Green-roofed Helsinki Library Boasts an Invigorating Mix of Fi...

The days when libraries were small, humble affairs with eery, silent halls are long gone if STL Architects' entry for a new library is anything to go by. Large, bright and topped with a green roof, this library concept proposes an invigorating blend of fixed, structured spaces and more dynamic, flexible spaces that are open to the public. Submitted to a competition commissioned by the City of Helsinki in Finland, this exciting design promises a contemporary library that will act as a catalyst for social and cultural interaction.

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