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André Chiote Reimagines Libraries From Around the World as Minimalist Illustrations

André Chiote Reimagines Libraries From Around the World as Minimalist Illustrations
André Chiote Reimagines Libraries From Around the World as Minimalist Illustrations, © André Chiote
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André Chiote’s newest series of illustrations focuses on the unique architectural characteristics of modern and contemporary world libraries. Using the building facades as a starting point, Chiote turns the complex exterior geometries and shadows into more minimalist representations of facilities that include: OMA’s Seattle Public Library, Scmidt Hammer Lassen’s University of Aberdeen New Library, and Dominique Perrault’s National Library of France.

“Libraries,” says Chiote, “Are houses of books. And newspapers. And magazines. And music. And movies. The entire world connected, where we are with ourselves and with others. They are our memories and our legacy. The reference of knowledge and leisure but also urbanity. Libraries are the house where we must always return.”

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Cite: Vladimir Gintoff. "André Chiote Reimagines Libraries From Around the World as Minimalist Illustrations" 27 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/786350/andre-chiote-reimagines-libraries-from-around-the-world-as-minimalist-illustrations/>
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© André Chiote

André Chiote 把来自全球的图书馆做成了这些极简主义的插画