SP0686 : Library of Birmingham

taken 4 years ago, near to Birmingham, Great Britain

Library of Birmingham
Library of Birmingham
Birmingham's latest signature building was opened on 3 September 2013 and is probably currently attracting more tourists than readers. The building is the work of Dutch architects Mecanoo. The old Central Library, a fine example of Brutalist architecture, regarded by some as an 'incinerator' is to be demolished despite attempts by pressure groups to save it.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Educational sites 
Place (from Tags)
Birmingham 
Name (from Tags)
Library of Birmingham 
Architect (from Tags)
Mecanoo 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0636 8690 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.7994N 1:54.4670W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0639 8686
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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