Gallery: Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s Shimmering & Efficient Aberdeen Univer...

Aberdeen University New Library officially opened to the public in a ceremony attended by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain at the end of September. Designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, the shimmering new library replaces the 1965 Queen Mother Library and holds an amazing collection dating back to the 13th century. Prominently situated on the west end of the University of Aberdeen campus, the cubic library has achieved a BREEAM Excellent rating with the help of an energy efficient design, rooftop photovoltaics and rainwater harvesting.

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1 Comment

  1. Altair October 10, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    Invisible cube outside, Guggenheim on the inside. me no likey. it would be much better if exterior were organic too.

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