After being voted building of the year by readers of the Architects' Journal, the director of the Library of Birmingham said:
– Brian Gambles, Director of the Library of Birmingham
We are absolutely delighted with this accolade from the readers of the prestigious Architects' Journal.
This is further recognition of the success that the Library of Birmingham enjoyed since its opening in September, with over 1m visitors and worldwide acclaim."
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Factfile: Library of Birmingham - in numbers
The Library of Birmingham has been voted building of the year by readers of the Architects' Journal.
The £188 million library opened in September and recently welcomed its one millionth visitor.
The 10-storey building was designed by Dutch architecture practice Mecanoo.
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