Gallery: Steven Holl’s Queens Library at Hunters Point Will Glow Like G...

We were excited to hear that the Queens skyline will be getting a new addition soon – a state of the art library in Hunters Point – and the architect chosen to bring the project to fruition piqued our interest about the new building even more. Inhabitat favorite Steven Holl Architects sent us renderings of the new Queens Library, and they reveal the structure to be a modern, glowing volume that will sit alongside the iconic Pepsi sign on the Long Island City waterfront. The library’s 100 percent recycled aluminum exterior gives it a subtle sparkle, and Holl’s office shared some of the building’s other green features with us as well – read on for the details.

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