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Christchurch central library opens

(15 October 2018) Mayor Lianne Dalziel, opening the new library, said that the $92 million five-level centre on the edge of Cathedral Square marks the return of Christchurch’s cultural and community heart following the 2011 earthquake. “Tūranga will create a new set of memories for a new generation in a way I would never have […]


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Schmidt Hammer Lassen to lead $88 million renovation of Melbourne’s State Library of Victoria

(10 April 2017) The State Library of Victoria in Melbourne has tapped Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects with local partners Architectus and Andronas Conservation Architecture to lead in the design of a $88.1 million redevelopment plan, Vision 2020. The scheme will return 40% more space to public use, aiming to “unlock possibilities, create connections and act as a […]


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Winning designs for Shanghai’s city library

(5 December 2016) Architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen have released images for the winning design in a design competition for the futuristic Shanghai Library. The slatted appearance and angled windows overlooking parkland create a spacious interior and ‘a sanctuary for knowledge and media in the trees’. The library will join the Science and Technology Museum and […]


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Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects win Wenzhou-Kean University Library competition

(27 May 2016) Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has been awarded first prize in an international competition to design the 25,000m² Student Centre & Library for the Wenzhou-Kean University in Wenzhou, China. Set on 500 acres in a rural mountainous region, the university will provide learning and living space for 8.500 students. The new building is […]


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schmidt hammer lassen architects breaks ground for the studio’s first library in China

(29 June 2015)  Last week, a ground-breaking ceremony was celebrated for the new 30,000 square metre central library in Ningbo, China. schmidt hammer lassen architects won the competition in 2013 to design the 240 million RMB (€ 29 million) Central Library in the eastern port city of Ningbo. The new 30,000m2 library will house the […]


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schmidt hammer lassen architects wins library competition in China

(9 December 2013) schmidt hammer lassen architects has been announced 1st place winner in the competition to design a 30,000 square metres central library in Ningbo, China. Located in the heart of Ningbo New East Town the new library sits on the edge of a new ecological wetland area which will form a new cultural […]


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