Gallery: India’s LEED Gold Anna Centenary Library is the Largest and Gr...

 

The LEED Gold Anna Centenary Library located in Kotturpuram, India is the largest library in Asia and one of the most sustainable. The cavernous space can accommodate well over a thousand readers at a time and 1.5 million books. The design by C.R. Narayana Rao makes the most of the outdoor light with lots of windows to the north-east, skylights and an outdoor amphitheater on the roof. Inside LED lights illuminate a huge indoor auditorium, cafeteria, and the many reading and research areas.

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