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New Libraries in Old Buildings

The Creative Reuse of Disused Structures

Edited by: Petra Hauke, Karen Latimer and Robert Niess

This book focuses on difficulties and opportunities in revitalization of old, derelict or abandoned buildings into a library and investigates the transformation of buildings which originally had a different purpose. The publication shows worldwide best practice examples from different types of libraries in historic environments, both urban and rural, while maintaining a focus on sustainability concerning the architecture and interior design.


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Audience: Libraries, Environmentalists, Information Professionals