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dc.contributor.authorJaeger, Andreasen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-14T20:42:12Z
dc.date.available2014-03-14T20:42:12Z
dc.date.issued1999-05-11en_US
dc.identifier.otheretd-072999-121514en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/34250
dc.description.abstract- Libraries are institutions of learning - They represent the cultural heritage and values of a society. Public libraries are often located at places of urban significance or, in the course of time help to establish the latter. They may be landmarks in the urban landscape and help to orient oneself. A public library serves the people, and its spirit should be truly public. A City and University Library in particular, is a highly frequented place where students and citizens meet. It can therefore easily become more than just a place for obtaining information. It can become a place for human interaction, offering spaces to enjoy a concert, to exhibit art or to go there to have lunch or dinner. In that sense, it could be transformed from an institution which is usually used during the day into a vital place which is also used in the evening and on the weekend. The following project pursues the notion of breaking with the traditional image of a public library, expanding its service and thus increasing its position as a place of public interest. This notion is a result of my thesis work, rather than the initial idea from which I started. The location of the project at the edge of the university campus in Frankfurt, Germany and the existence of a theater next to the existing library offered the possibility of establishing a cultural meeting place in one of Frankfurt's city districts.en_US
dc.publisherVirginia Techen_US
dc.relation.haspartBOOK.PDFen_US
dc.rightsI hereby grant to Virginia Tech or its agents the right to archive and to make available my thesis or dissertation in whole or in part in the University Libraries in all forms of media, now or hereafter known. I retain all proprietary rights, such as patent rights. I also retain the right to use in future works (such as articles or books) all or part of this thesis or dissertation.en_US
dc.subjectadditionen_US
dc.subjectpublic placesen_US
dc.subjectlibraryen_US
dc.subject.lccLD5655.V855 1999.J344en_US
dc.titleLibrary - Between past and presenten_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentArchitectureen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Architectureen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Architectureen_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineArchitectureen_US
dc.contributor.committeechairBrown, William W.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberJones, James R.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberGalloway, William U.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberSchnoedt, Heinrichen_US
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-072999-121514/en_US
dc.date.sdate1999-07-29en_US
dc.date.rdate2000-07-31
dc.date.adate1999-07-31en_US


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