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Throughout history, books have symbolised their owners’ culture and learning, and lavish spaces have been built to house them. In its highest form the library became a work of art, combining painting, sculpture, furniture and architecture into seamless, dramatic spaces. The finest libraries are repositories not just of books, but of learning and creativity. Join architectural historian, James Campbell, as he reveals the Library in all its splendour.
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This event is part of the Structures of the Mind: Architecture and Innovation festival theme. Also in this theme: