The new Oodi library in the center of Helsinki was warmly welcomed by book lovers, but the library also has features that attract tourists to tour the elegant building.
Oodi library in the capital of Finland was opened in December 2018. It … Read the Story
When new libraries are designed, especially in large cities across the world it is remarkable how similar concepts are features in the design: large open spaces, areas where visitors can relax with or without books, cafes, music rooms, in other words … Read the Story
Public buildings, and in our era, especially libraries often have a significant role in positioning a community or an entire nation to the world. Looking at the images of the recently opened (October 2017) library in the city of Tianjin in … Read the Story
We are so used to the grayscale E ink displays in our ereaders that we rarely think about how peculiar the technology really is. The information displayed on E ink screens are not composed of light, but physical microcapsules that rotate … Read the Story
We all like to shop at online bookstores for convenience, selection and prices, but there are (at least) two things that still draw customers to bricks and mortar bookstores: helpful personnel and architecture of the building where the bookstore is located. … Read the Story