The Library of Alexandria in Egypt


Name: Library of Alexandria

Place: Alexandria, Egypt

View:   This photograph sows a detail of the exterior roof, showing the small blocks of coloured glass placed along the edge of each bay.

Date: 1995 – 2001

Architects:    Snohetta Hamza Consortium.  (The project was the winner of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2004)

Style or Period:   Late 20th century Post Modernism

Catalogue No.: ZE0872

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