Annie Talve

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New pop-up mobile library aims to engage underserved neighborhoods

<i>This story originally appeared on Hoodline.</i><p>Oakland's newest library can go anywhere; on Friday, the city unveiled a customized vehicle that brings books, laptops, tablets, electronic charging stations and a Wi-Fi hotspot.<p>Dubbed the Oakland Public Library Mobile Outreach Vehicle (MOVe), the vehicle …

Makerspaces

Azman Architects adds cherry-wood partitions and zigzag-patterned carpet to Barbican flat

Azman Architects has overhauled a one-bedroom apartment in London's Barbican Estate, adding cherry-wood sliding doors, Missoni-inspired carpet and …

Architecture

A new chapter for Libraries

Sue Williamson, our new Director for Libraries and Birmingham, has worked in the library sector for almost 20 years. In this blog, she discusses how …

Humanities

SITTING ON AN UNTAPPED GOLDMINE!

<b>Smart libraries build smart communirties and smart cities</b><p>In order to be a leader in the global knowledge economy, we know we need skilled workers. We …

Apple Store

Copenhagen Mastermind Jan Gehl Isn't Sold on 'Smart' Cities

Architect and planner Jan Gehl looks back on how he helped transform Copenhagen into one of the world’s most livable cities and talks about how people can reclaim the streets.<p>Advocates of bike lanes, shared streets, and walkable cities could take a lesson from their adversaries: If they want to …

Urban Design

Build Sydney Modern in Parramatta instead of moving the Powerhouse

This is good for the politician; a delectable point-at-able - expensive, waterside and BIG. When the tabloids run double-spread smiling, faux-sincere …

Australia

Useful Hacks for Making the Library Your “Home” Office

We all know that libraries are typically quiet and peaceful places, home to millions of books for readers of all ages. But over the past two decades, …

Libraries

Skapa updates prefabricated Norwegian seafront house with glazed walls

Oslo-based architecture office Skapa has transformed a tired villa near the Norwegian capital into a contemporary home featuring full-height glazed …

Swimming Pools

Culture Counts: Measuring the intangible value of libraries | Public Libraries Australia

<b>Culture Counts platform for measuring the intangible value of libraries</b><p>Culture Counts is a cloud-based software platform that can be used to evaluate …

Libraries

Future of our libraries

One suggestion made by the report was to sell off or repurpose the Macksville Library to focus on the Nambucca Heads one instead.<p>For a population of …

Libraries

Architectural Public Toilets In Norway

As surprising as it may seem, Oslo-based architecture studio Haugen / Zohar Arkitekter has designed ultra-design public toilets for tourists in the</b> …

Architecture

A month in the life of Manchester to be created at the Central library this weekend

A special record of a month in the life of Manchester is to be created at Manchester Central Library this Saturday, through a creative …

Libraries

True ‘Smart Cities’ should invest in libraries

A library. Image: Getty.<p>When we talk about the ‘smart city’, we talk about the ‘smart’ more than we talk about ‘the city’. We lean heavily on digital …

Elections

City Of Helsinki Adopts A New Identity, Finland’s ‘Biggest’ Branding Project Yet

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Werklig<br>Until recently, the Finnish city of Helsinki never had a consistent branding system. …

Graphic Design

Beyond tables and chairs: The Library as facilitating platform

<i>Text of my talk at the LIBER LAG Conference in Vienna April 18 – 20 2018</i><p>Hi all, my name is Christian. I’m with The Royal Danish Library in Copenhagen …

Humanities

Isolated intimacy: These tiny cabins are unplugged, peaceful, and secret

These lovely, self-contained “Slow Cabins” in remote Belgium may look like another version of a tiny home, but an entrepreneur is using them for a …

Self-sufficiency

Anythink Strategic Plan 2018-2022

OUR VISION: Anythink is the catalyst for innovation in our community.<p>COMMUNITY<p><b>OUTCOME:</b> People are happy, healthy and safe.<p><b>STRATEGIC INITIATIVE:</b> …

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

Picture a Leader. Is She a Woman?

This series of images emerged from a simple prompt: “Draw an effective leader.”<p>Tina Kiefer, a professor of organizational behavior at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, fell upon the exercise accidentally, while leading a workshop full of executives who did not speak much English. …

Psychology

Required Reading: New Nordic Gardens

In recent years, Scandinavian countries have been lauded as leaders in design. Among admirers of a minimalist design aesthetic, Scandinavian fashion, …

This self-sustaining Australian home harvests its own food, energy, and water

Building a self-sustaining home can involve a higher upfront investment, but it usually pays off in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and …

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Janet Echelman installs huge netted sculpture above Madrid's Plaza Mayor

American artist Janet Echelman has suspended her latest woven sculpture made up of layers of brightly coloured polyethylene fibres above Madrid's …

Behind the Masterpiece: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks at 50

The album was conceived in the milieu of Timothy Leary, recorded with session musicians fresh off commercial-jingle gigs, and only gradually recognized as something like magic.<p>Editor’s Note: This is part of <i>The Atlantic’s</i> ongoing series looking back at 1968. All past articles and reader …

scientists grow vegetables under soilless, sunless conditions in antarctica

apr 12, 2018<p>cats can now experience swimming kois and low-flying birds from the comfort of their favorite nook.<p>cats can now experience swimming kois …

Cooroy Library named one of world's coolest

COOROY Library has earned a place on a list of the world's coolest libraries. <br>Property and urban development industry news website …

Glenn Murcutt covers bushland home in zinc panels to protect it against wildfires

Set in a patch of dense coastal bushland on the Palm Beach peninsula just north of Sydney, this weekend residence by architect Glenn Murcutt is …

Susan Cohn plans performances in response to Denmark's controversial "jewellery law"

Jewellery designer Susan Cohn is working on a project that will explore a new Danish law that allows border authorities to confiscate jewellery from …

This Guy Takes The Most Magical Photos Of Finnish Forest Animals

Joachim Munter is a wildlife photographer with a serious talent for capturing wildlife in photos.<p>If we didn't know better, we'd think these animals …

Library Leaders Need Productive Distraction | Leading From the Library

Learning from leadership stories is one great way to gain inspiration for personal leadership philosophy. But if leaders are overwhelmed with …

Time Management