Soft timbers and glazed glass panels were incorporated into State Library Victoria’s new co-working StartSpace in a effort to encourage entrepreneurs of all ages, genders and backgrounds to use the space. Designed by Architectus and opened to the public today, the 750-square-metre area is part of the Library’s Vision 2020 redevelopment. “The Library has done […]
After almost five years, the State Library Victoria has announced it will open the doors on its $88.1 million renovation on December 5. The project set out to increase public space by 40 per cent and was headed by Australasian design firm Architectus in collaboration with Scandinavian firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects. Construction was carried out by Built, which has […]
State Library Victoria has opened the first of its redeveloped spaces as part of Vision 2020, an ambitious $88.1 million transformation that will increase public space by 40 percent and seating by 70 percent. Two new reading rooms were unveiled along with a dedicated special events venue supported by a state-of-the-art production kitchen, and a […]
You may walk past these bastions of the built environment every day or have seen them in a thousand holiday photographs, but what did they look like when they were just a twinkling in their creator's eye? Skeletons looks at the origins of notable buildings, beginning with the State Library of Victoria.