Libraries

The best libraries on Dezeen, including the angular concrete OMA-designed Qatar National Library in Doha and a library aimed exclusively at women in Japan.
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there is a wooden staircase in the house
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
the inside of a library with lots of bookshelves and desks in it
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
an empty library filled with lots of books
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
an old building with many windows on the front and side of it, surrounded by green grass
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Nex and Donald Insall Associates have revamped the Exeter College Library.
an old building with many windows on the front and side of it, surrounded by green grass
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Nex and Donald Insall Associates have revamped the Exeter College Library.
a library with many bookshelves filled with lots of books
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Nex and Donald Insall Associates have renovated a listed college library at the University of Oxford, originally designed by George Gilbert Scott in 1857.
an empty library filled with lots of books
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Historic bookshelves divide the study spaces in this library.
an empty library filled with lots of books
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Historic bookshelves divide the study spaces in this Library.
the man is walking down the stairs in the building
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Nex and Donald Insall Associates have renovated a listed college library at the University of Oxford, originally designed by George Gilbert Scott in 1857.
the stairs are made of wood and have bookshelves on each side that lead up to the second floor
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
the interior of a library with many bookshelves
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
two people sitting at tables in a library with lots of bookshelves and windows
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
a close up view of a tile floor with wooden railings in the back ground
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
an arched entryway leading to a second story with wood paneling on the walls
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
an old building with a wooden door in front of it and green grass on the ground
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
Grade II-listed Oxford college library updated with oak-lined interiors
four men sitting on concrete steps in an unfinished room with white walls and wood beams
Parallel Studio creates Mariam's Library for young students in Zanzibar
Parallel Studio creates Mariam's Library for young students in Zanzibar
a person taking a photo in a circular mirror on a white pedestal with bookshelves behind it
Parallel Studio creates Mariam's Library for young students in Zanzibar
Parallel Studio creates Mariam's Library for young students in Zanzibar
an aerial view of a small white house surrounded by trees and bushes, with the roof partially covered in plastic sheeting
Parallel Studio creates Mariam's Library for young students in Zanzibar
Parallel Studio creates Mariam's Library for young students in Zanzibar
an empty room filled with lots of white lockers
Lahznimmo Architects aims for "beautiful utility" with museum storage in Sydney
an empty room with white walls and columns
Lahznimmo Architects aims for "beautiful utility" with museum storage in Sydney
the inside of a library with lots of bookshelves and lamps hanging from the ceiling
Klein Dytham Architecture wraps bookstore with "flowing" steel roof
Long lamps hang from the wooden beams of this structure
the inside of a library with wooden floors and ceiling lights hanging from the rafters
Klein Dytham Architecture wraps bookstore with "flowing" steel roof
Long pendant lamos hang from this bookstore's ceiling
the building has many windows on it and is made out of white perforsants
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
L'échappée is a multimedia library in France by Atelier WOA.
the inside of a building with wooden slats covering it's walls and windows
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
L'échappée is a multimedia library in France by Atelier WOA.
an empty room with several chairs and tables in front of large glass windows on the wall
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
L'échappée is a multimedia library in France by Atelier WOA.
tables and chairs are lined up against the wooden wall in an open area with large windows
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
L'échappée is a multimedia library in France by Atelier WOA.
a person sitting on top of a wooden stair case next to a plant in a blue vase
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
L'échappée is a multimedia library in France by Atelier WOA.
a person sitting on top of a wooden stair case next to a plant in a blue vase
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
L'échappée is a multimedia library in France by Atelier WOA.
an office with wooden walls and windows
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
L'échappée is a multimedia library in France by Atelier WOA.
the interior of an office building with wooden floors and walls is filled with colorful objects
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
It is designed as an alternative to "cold" public buildings.
two children running down a long hallway in a building with wooden walls and windows on both sides
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
This library in France has a timber structure.
the front entrance to an office building with white perforsants on it's walls
Atelier WOA creates long timber-framed library in France
L'échappée is a multimedia library in France by Atelier WOA.
the interior of a library with many bookshelves and people walking up stairs in front of them
Snøhetta creates library to emulate feeling of "sitting under a tree"
The Beijing City Library incorporates seating and bookshelves within wooden staircases.
a room filled with lots of books next to a wooden book shelf full of books
Studio Hinge creates library spaces beneath tree-like wooden columns
Columns were created to resemble tree trunks.
the interior of a library with bookshelves and shelves
Studio Hinge creates library spaces beneath tree-like wooden columns
The floor was decorated with a leaf pattern.
a wooden sauna in the middle of a room with sun shining on it's floor
Studio Hinge creates library spaces beneath tree-like wooden columns
The floor was decorated with a leaf pattern.
a room filled with lots of books next to a window covered in plants and furniture
Studio Hinge creates library spaces beneath tree-like wooden columns
The floor was decorated with a leaf pattern.
the interior of a library with arched windows and bookshelves on either side of the room
Studio Hinge creates library spaces beneath tree-like wooden columns
The shelves are connected by plank-covered steel frames.
the interior of a library with bookshelves and plants
Studio Hinge creates library spaces beneath tree-like wooden columns
Circular bookshelves sit underneath the "canopy".
a room filled with lots of books and wooden shelves
Studio Hinge creates library spaces beneath tree-like wooden columns
Columns were created to resemble tree trunks.