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Author: 
Karen Margrethe Ørnstrup

Jens Thorhauge has written a paper on the libraries’ future challenges. The paper was presented at "Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities". IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 17 - 23 August 2013, Singapore.

“Creating a model-program for the building of future public libraries and their role in culture led redesign of urban spaces” library.ifla.org/102/

Author: 
Jonna Holmgaard Larsen

The book "Biblioteket i byudviklingen – oplevelse, kreativitet og innovation" (Eng.: The library in urban development – experience, creativity and innovation) brings into focus the correlation between library development and urban development. It is written on the basis of a research project conducted at Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, The Royal School of Library and Information Science. In connection with the project the researchers studied cutting-edge libraries in the Nordic Countries, Europe and North America.

Author: 
Karen Margrethe Ørnstrup

Danmarks Biblioteksforening (the Danish Library Association) has translated the successful book “Biblioteksrummet – inspiration til bygning og indretning” to a English edition “The library room – inspiration for buildings and design”.

The book is intended to inspire to new thinking on architecture and city planning, to give some inspiring input on quality, flexibility and creative courage.

Author: 
Tuula Haavisto

In Finland, the idea of function is realised in very different ways in libraries and museum buildings. Libraries have often been designed specifically for use as libraries. By contrast, museums are often housed in existing buildings, and understandably so. This is a significant difference in terms of the design and functionality of the buildings.

Author: 
Karen Margrethe Ørnstrup

At the BOBCATSSS symposium held in Portugal in January 2009 a paper was presented to shed some light on the libraries’ position in today’s society. The paper presented by Henrik Jochumsen and Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen states that, the physical libraries may have had some adversity in later years but that the function of the library is on the brink of change.

Author: 
Karen Margrethe Ørnstrup

Danmarks Biblioteksforening (the Danish Library Association) published a new book earlier this year. The title: “Biblioteksrummet – inspiration til bygning og indretning” means “The library room – inspiration on buildings and interior design”.

The book is intended to inspire to new thinking on architecture and city planning, to give some inspiring input on quality, flexibility and creative courage.