Conference Session 110 a

Designing the Future Library

13 August 2012 18:00 - 21:00 | Off-site

How do librarians and architects envision the Future Library?

In the near future many library buildings in Helsinki will undergo major changes. Helsinki City Library is currently in the midst of the international architectural competition for the proposed new Central Library. In the academic world, the new Helsinki University Main Library will open in September 2012. Furthermore, the National Library is renovating the culturally unique building to meet the user expectations of today.

The keynote speakers are:

  • MAIJA BERNDTSON (Helsinki City Library)
  • KAISA SINIKARA (Helsinki University Library)
  • VESA OIVA (Anttinen Oiva Architects. Architect of the Kaisa House the jury member in the architectural competition of Helsinki Central Library)
  • PAUNO NARJUS (LPR Architects, Architect of the National Library renovation)

Hosts: The Helsinki University Library, The National Library and the Helsinki City Library
Location: the new Helsinki University Main Library

(By invitation only)

Last update: 5 July 2012