After being voted building of the year by readers of the Architects' Journal, the director of the Library of Birmingham said:
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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Dry for much of the day with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.