Mexico City is one of the largest, most polluted and agresive urban environments in the planet. The Library is located in a building from the late eighteenth century, in the historic center of the city, The buildings and gardens generate a new pole of urban ecological regeneration that expands over a densely populated area. The Biblioteca Vasconcelos, designed by Alberto Kalach, is a recent addition to the urban landscape and is a dual purpose facility serving as both a public library and a botanical garden. The library offers all readers a collection of over 580,000 books, collections of multimedia material, children’s books, books in Braille and music. All distributed over more than 40,000 linear meters of pendant shelf steel. It is spread on 38,000 square meters.
credit: ellen forsyth
Tags: Biblioteca, city, clarion post hotel, Drottningtorget, goteborg, gothenburg, library, Mexico, Public, Sweden, Vasconcelos
Sidewalk Catwalk – a public art event showed the interpreations of a fashion industry by 30 of New York’s best designers and two student design teams. The fashionable ensembles was opened to the viewing public on the pedestrian plazas along Broadway between Herald Square and Times Square. The exhibit was presented by LF USA.
Carmen Marc Valvo
Mark Bagdley and James Mischka
Tags: Art, catwalk, clothes, clothing stores, Event, Fashion, fashion designers, fashion district, fashion styles, New, new fashion, new york fashion, ny fashion, NYC, nyc fashion, Public, public art event, sidewalk, street fashion, Styles, York