March 16, 2018

Year in Architecture 2015: Boston Meets Brooklyn

ljx151102webArchG1APhase I of the renovation of the Johnson Building, Central Library, Boston Public Library, updated the children’s library and the tween corner, opened a distinctive teen space, and refreshed the adult reading area. CREDITS: William Rawn Associates, architects; © Robert Benson Photography, photo.
ljx151102webArchG1BThe $16 million construction effort at the Charles Evans Inness Memorial Library, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, takes its inspiration from “the brilliant and reflective pages of illuminated manuscripts and their modern counter­part, the computer screen.” CREDITS: icon.5 Architects, architects; Jeffrey Totaro, photo.


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