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The “Black Diamond” is a characteristic new library building at the waterfront of Copenhagen. The building from 1999 is designed by the Danish... Read more

Karen Margrethe Ørnstrup

Danmarks Biblioteksforening (the Danish Library Association) published a new book earlier this year. The title: “Biblioteksrummet – inspiration til bygning og indretning” means “The library room – inspiration on buildings and interior design”.

The book is intended to inspire to new thinking on architecture and city planning, to give some inspiring input on quality, flexibility and creative courage.


The new public library building in Kolding was opened in 2006. It is situated close to the city center with a unique view to the lake by the... Read more