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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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.