Beinecke Library

One of the many pleasures of going to New Haven yesterday was seeing the Beinecke Library again. I remember it being a revelation when I first saw it in 1976 because of the quality of materials used in a 1960s building – its translucent marble walls and the great illuminated interior book stacks, both treasure house and shrine.   It has not lost that sense of exterior mystery and interior revelation:-

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2 thoughts on “Beinecke Library

  1. marinavaizey says:

    Brilliant. Who are the architects. Hope you get to Austin Texas sometime, they have just opened the most brilliant new civic Central Library and can’t remember the architects alas but it is a WOW.

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