It’s very easy to miss—but an incredible slice of Barcelona history.
With rare volumes stored alongside stone ovens, and students reading where horses were once stabled, the Beyazıt Library has a story to rival any of the books in its collection.
Budapest’s literary wonderland is a book worm’s dream—a place to curl up with a book in aristocratic splendor.
William L. Pereira landed on the cover of ‘Time’ for his futuristic American creations—including the stunning brutalist library that houses Dr. Seuss’ collection.
From its curved, ship-like form, to its lively glass hexagonal facings reminiscent of a mosaic—the library plays with light like no other structure in the city.
Built by monks at the height of the German region’s 18th-century wealth, these flamboyant and colorful libraries are more than meets the eye.
While some have teased that the already-iconic building resembles a prison, all find themselves wowed by its interior.