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Central Library Ulm

Prof. Gottfried BöhmGermany

Situated directly adjacent to the historical Town Hall and near Ulm Minster, the Public Library has the form of an imposing pyramid, with a footprint of 28 x 28 m and a total height of more than 36 m. The exceptional feature of this building, designed by the Cologne architect Gottfried Böhm, is that its outer façade of more than 4,994 m2 is made of glass.

Year of completion: 
2004
Size of library: 
4670m²
Category of library: 
Overall Cost: 
€ 12.700.000
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