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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Phoenix, Arizona, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1995 (design)en_US
dc.creatorBruder, William P.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-24T17:02:25Z
dc.date.available2013-12-24T17:02:25Z
dc.date.issued2013-12-24
dc.identifier244525en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 453en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/152963
dc.descriptionInterior, entrance to the Open Book Cafe; DWL Architects and Will Bruder teamed to design the building, the central library for the Phoenix Public Library system. Ongoing work has been performed by Will Bruder+Partners. The building incorporates a Buckminster Fuller tensegrity structure in its roof and is physically oriented for a display of sunlight alignment on equinox days. The building is five stories; most of the fifth floor is an open, 1-acre (0.40 ha) reading room. The entire building is connected by a five-floor glass-and-steel elevator and stairwell known as the "Crystal Canyon." The footprint of the library is based upon 32 ft. 8 in. square bays, a measurement derived from library stack modules. In 2010, the library received a LEED Existing Buildings Silver 2.0 designation. Source: ArchDaily; http://www.archdaily.com/ (accessed 6/6/2013)en_US
dc.format.mediumcopper; steel; concrete; glass; stainless steelen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectparks (recreation areas)en_US
dc.subjectSustainable buildingsen_US
dc.subjectgreen architectureen_US
dc.subjectpassive solaren_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.titleBurton Barr Central Libraryen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-US-PH-BL-E2en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypelibrary (building)en_US
dc.contributor.displayWilliam P. Bruder (American architect, born 1946)en_US


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