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Library of Birmingham

Name
Library of Birmingham
Architect
MecanooBrowse all buildings by MecanooBrowse all buildings by Mecanoo
Francine HoubenBrowse all buildings by Francine HoubenBrowse all buildings by Francine Houben
City
BirminghamBrowse all buildings in BirminghamBrowse all buildings in Birmingham
Location
Centenary SquareBrowse Centenary SquareBrowse Centenary Square
Building type
LibraryBrowse all LibrarysBrowse all Librarys
Year of completion
2013Browse all buildings from 2013Browse all buildings from 2013
Client
Birmingham City CouncilBrowse Birmingham City CouncilBrowse Birmingham City Council
Contractor
CarillionBrowse all buildings by CarillionBrowse all buildings by Carillion
Cost
£188.8 millionBrowse £188.8 millionBrowse £188.8 million
Floor area
31000m² (333681sq ft)Browse 31000m² (333681sq ft)Browse 31000m² (333681sq ft)
Floor count
11Browse 11Browse 11
Height
60m (196 ft)Browse 60m (196 ft)Browse 60m (196 ft)
Structural Engineer
Buro HappoldBrowse Buro HappoldBrowse Buro Happold
Style
Postmodern architecture / High-tech architectureBrowse Postmodern architecture / High-tech architectureBrowse Postmodern architecture / High-tech architecture
Top floor height
9 (Shakespeare Memorial Room)Browse 9 (Shakespeare Memorial Room)Browse 9 (Shakespeare Memorial Room)
Year construction started
2010Browse all buildings from 2010Browse all buildings from 2010
Year opened
2013Browse 2013Browse 2013
Source
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Birmingham

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