The best libraries on Dezeen, including the angular concrete OMA-designed Qatar National Library in Doha and a library aimed exclusively at women in Japan.
Oslo's long-awaited Deichman Bjørvika central library, which stands alongside the Snøhetta-designed opera house, has opened to the public in Norway.
Architecture studio Smartvoll has preserved an old cottage in Klosterneuburg, enveloping it in three more buildings to create a spacious family home.
US firm Koning Eizenberg Architecture left worn-looking ornate walls, brickwork and columns inside this museum for children in Pittsburgh.
A hill-like green roof with a skylight helps to blend this public library by Toronto architecture firm RDHA into its grassy surrounds.
Alberto Bologna spotlights 10 key buildings from his book Chinese Brutalism Today, which examines the enduring trend of concrete architecture in China.
Shau has completred Microlibrary Warak Kayu, a community library in Semarang, Indonesia, featuring a grand staircase, a net floor and a big communal swing.
White stone lattice surrounds the entrance to Vidya Devi Jindal Paramedical College in Agroha, built in red sandstone by architecture practice SpaceMatters.
Diamond Schmitt Architects has revealed a new building for Ottawa's public library system with a curvilinear roof and glass walls for expansive city views.
The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of its 2020 Honor Awards, including the Glenstone Museum and Snøhetta's Calgary library.
Wolfgang Tschapeller has inserted suspended book shelving into a library at Cornell University, prompting criticisms about the potential for upskirting.