25 Sep '14, 5pm

Putting Calgary on the map (where?)

Putting Calgary on the map (where?)

joined forces to win an international design competition for Calgary ’s New Central Library. Inspired by the site’s topology, their design rises up from ground level and overarches the existing Light Rail Transit Line, allowing visual and pedestrian connections between East Village and Calgary’s downtown area.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/dialogue-and-snohetta-win-competitio...

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