Cork City Council Architect's Department, Murray Ó Laoire ArchitectsIreland

Bishopstown Library is a modern multi-use facility, the newest and the largest of the six local public libraries in the city. Housed in a modern... Read more

Raul Hestnes FerreiraPortugal

Bento de Jesus Caraça Municipal library is the central library of Moita, a municipality of the Lisbon region serving an urban population of 67.000... Read more

José Manuel SoaresPortugal

Almeida Garrett Library, named after a Portuguese 19th century writer, is Oporto's main library. Located in Oporto’s Cristal Palace Gardens, the... Read more

Álvaro Siza VieiraPortugal

Viana do Castelo Municipal Library is located along the right bank of the river Lima. It integrates the plan designed by Fernando Távora for the... Read more

João Luís Carrilho da GraçaPortugal

The library takes the name of one of the heteronyms of the poet Fernando Pessoa.
It was build over an ancient prison. Only the façade of... Read more

South Dublin County Council Architectural Services DepartmentIreland

Tallaght Library is a purpose-built central library for South Dublin County, serving an urban population of 80,000.

Located behind the... Read more

Schmidt, Hammer and LassenDenmark

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


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