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Location: El Shtaby, Egypt

Date: 1998

Architect: Snohetta/Hamza Consortium

Purpose: library

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More info: The New Library of Alexandria contains: three Museums, a planetarium, seven academic research centers, nine permanent exhibitions, hosts many institutions and you can find many other things in there. This vast complex is  receiving more than 800,000 visitors a year.

(Image credits: 1: Bibliotheca Alexandrina 2: decafinata, 3,4 : Travel Aficionado,  5: axel_anden)

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