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Top 10: Mind-Blowing Libraries


You thought the New York Public Library was cool? Well, North Carolina State University has just opened its James B. Hunt Jr. Library, which is not only pretty snazzy but also—wait for it—powered by robots. But this book-room-of-the-future, designed by Snøhetta, isn’t the only far-out library we’ve seen recently. From mobile centers of learning to ultra-sleek glass pyramids to even a pastel-colored Easter egg (pictured above, by Foster + Partners), here are 10 utterly modern libraries that will

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