27 Apr '15, 2pm

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects unveil designs for earthquake-resistant New Central Library

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects just unveiled their competition-winning designs for the New Central Library in Christchurch, New Zealand. Designed to replace the badly damaged old Central Library, this earthquake-resistant and energy-efficient structure is one of the anchor projects for the city’s Recovery Plan created after the devastating 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. The new library will cover an area of 12,000 square meters—nearly double that of the old library.

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