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This library in an important new civic building within the Zikawei district of Shanghai and is located on Caoxi Road facing a public square. It sits adjacent to the well-preserved St Ignatius Cathedral and close to the Observatory Building and historic Zikawei Bibliotheca, perhaps the best examples of architecture built by the Jesuit missionaries in Shanghai in the early twentieth century. From the beginning the project focused on the idea of urban repair, addressing the intensive…

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The former ‘Préfecture de Paris’ on Boulevard Morland is situated on the banks of the River Seine in 4th arrondissement of Paris. The building, which originally housed city administration, was completed around 1960 by the architect Albert Laprade. The existing complex originally comprised a 16-storey tower flanked by two 9-storey wings, which formed a square facing the boulevard. As a consequence of the grand scale and the stringent, repetitive façade grid, the complex had a closed off and…

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Construction work on the Xujiahui Library has reached a key milestone with the completion of the exteriors and landscaping. The building will house both a public library and book shops. It is located on an urban square in the south-west of Shanghai and is adjacent to the well-preserved St. Ignatius Cathedral, a fine example of the architecture built by Jesuit missionaries in Xujiahui in the early 1900s. The façade of the bookstore is made of slender fins that run vertically from the ground…