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Author Bieri, Susanne, 1960-

Title Bibliotheken bauen : Tradition und Vision = Building for books : traditions and visions / Susanne Bieri, Walther Fuchs
Published Basel ; Boston ; Berlin : Birkhäuser, [2001]


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 W'PONDS  027.009 Bie/Bfb  AVAILABLE
Description 527 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, plans ; 25 cm
Contents [English contents] Portes ouvertes / Ruth Dreifuss -- Mehr als nur ein Ort für Bücher / Rosemarie Simmen -- Il n'y a pas de solution parce qu'il n'y a pas de problème! / Jean-Fredéric Jauslin -- Dual Janus face / Susanne Bieri -- Libraries in the ancient world - with special reference to Egypt / Jan Assmann -- Women and the written word in Medieval Switzerland / Jeffrey F. Hamburger -- Library and its books - human nourishment / Werner Oechslin -- Boullée Seeks "cosmic scale" for his library / Adolf Max Vogt -- On the Warburg Humanities Library / Dorothée Bauerle-Willert -- Libraries and their people / Jean Roudaut -- Modernity of the Swiss National Library, 1798-2001 / Walther Fuchs -- Datascapes : libraries as information landscapes / Anna Klingmann -- Different libraries -- Different libraries / Thomas Huber -- Visions -- Building materials -- Building materials
Summary The first part consists of 8 essays on the history of libraries, while the second part contains visionary designs for how the library of 2020 might look, contributed by the young Swiss architects: Robert Briccola, Conradin Clavuot, Galletti & Matter, Christian Kerez, Miller & Maranta, Schar & Smolenicky, Smarch Stucheli & Mathys, Jens Studer
Notes "Schweizerische Landesbibliothek."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Each essay appears in German, English, and French
Subject Schweizerische Landesbibliothek.
Libraries -- History.
Library buildings.
Library architecture.
Author Bieri, Susanne, 1960-
Fuchs, Walther, 1963-
Schweizerische Landesbibliothek.
LC no. 2001035220
ISBN 3764364297 acid-free paper
Other Titles Building for books