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Rendering Reveals: Here Is Baghdad’s Slick New Library, Its Very First Since The ’70s

Thursday, June 20, 2013, by Amy Schellenbaum
AMBS-baghdad-library-designboom00.jpgRendering through Design Boom

London and Baghdad-primarily based architecture firm AMBS just unveiled renderings for its crisp new Baghdad library, the very first public library to be built in the city since the ’;70s. Yes, it looks really considerably like a streamlined, mechanized teardrop, but that “sinuous shape,” as Design and style Boom calls it, is actually meant to appear vaguely like the Arabic word for “go through.” It’;ll all to be hulked at the center of the city’;s 13M-square-foot “youth city masterplan,” and will reportedly boast tons of all-natural sky light and—get this—the largest reading space in the planet. Have a seem, beneath.

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