Tuesday, April 13, 2010

SLC Public Library

Moshe Safdie Architects designed this gorgeous modern Library in the heart of Salt Lake City. I have actually returned to SLC for the sole purpose of visiting the library again - it is THAT compelling! Great public gathering spaces; intimate book carols in a swooping architecture feature which allows spaces to be private but also visually engaged with the more public areas which they overlook; structure to respond to the area's seismic activity; stunning overlapping and interlocking spaces, stairs and features... it is truly a building to be experienced through the journey. Hopefully a few photos will tempt you to visit next time you are near!

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