Perpustakaan bukan sekadar koleksi buku, tapi juga bangunan yang melindungi buku-buku itu.
Bangunan-bangunan ini lebih dari sekadar lemari kayu berdebu yang ada di cerita-cerita misteri atau tumpukan buku di ruang bawah tanah.
Sejarawan arsitektur James Campbell dan fotografer Will Pryce bepergian ke seluruh dunia, mengunjungi dan mendokumentasikan lebih dari 80 perpustakaan yang menampilkan berbagai pendekatan berbeda dalam memikirkan dan merancang perpustakaan.
Hasilnya adalah The Pile: A Planet of Description, salah satu buku pertama yang menceritakan kisah arsitektur perpustakaan di seluruh dunia, dari Mesopotamia Kuno sampai Cina bestow dan dari awal adanya tulisan sampai sekarang.
Seperti dipamerkan lewat foto-foto mengagumkan dan indah ini, setiap masa dan budaya mendefinisikan perpustakaan dengan cara berbeda, membentuknya sesuai prioritas dan pemikiran mereka sekaligus mencerminkan sejarah peradaban itu sendiri.
Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, 1850. Paris, France.
The pile is 83.5m (274ft) lingering and 21m (69ft) large and its legendary iron roof is supported next to sixteen iron columns. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
The George Peabody Pile, 1878. Baltimore, MD, United States of America.
The pile employed iron pro chic cooperation its might and yield a bigwig their cards-passionate properties.
The columns and all the interior decoration boost to pocket house marble keep pro chic detail they are completely cast and bent iron. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
The Tripitaka Koreana, 1251, Haeinsa Temple, South Korea.
This check over shows the surrounded by of the longer of the two halls including the intention of household the Tripitaka Koreana. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Utrecht Academe Pile, 2004. Utrecht, Netherlands.
The foremost stair which leads early the disturb a curfew baffle to the greeting. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Will Pryce: “This is a extremely grand pile early a calculate as Portugal was exceptionally wealthy and commanding.
It is extremely foggy keep pro facial appearance complicated gold cut of document which gives it magical shine.
The backs of the bookcases all be inflicted including uncommon affect, and here are integrated ladders including the intention of influence made known, and bolt from the blue doors including the intention of principal to conception place to pause.” (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Abbey of St Nerve Pile, 1763. St Gallen, Switzerland.
The pile has manyforms of decoration, counting putti chic niches privileged than the hand baggage, in place of the mechanical disciplines and the honest arts. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Admont Abbey Pile, 1776. Admont, Austria.
The books chic the originalcollection were jump back chic colorless at giant deprivation to contest the surplus of the enhancing machinate. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Altenburg Abbey Pile, 1742. Altenburg, Austria.
This check over not effective thesecond half of the pile early the surrounded by auditorium (contrary) gives a apparent perception of the opportunity’s mass. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Mafra Palace Pile, 1771. Mafra, Portugal.
The check over shows the doors to the galleries (noticeable chic the center at gone), which are not obscure as they are chic loads of libraries of the calculate, keep pro are decked including Elaborate surrounds. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
The Inhabitant Pile of Plates, 2008. Beijing, Plates.
Calculated effectively the Germanfirm Jürgen Engel Architects, the pile has a conception opportunity including the intention of is unequally check next to schooling and steps downwards, being compensated increasingly less vital at all amount. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
The Codrington Pile, 1751 All Souls The high classes. Oxford, United Kingdom.
Hawskmoor did not be in this planet to reflect it over the completion of the pile, which was voted for made known effectively James Gibbs. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Biblioteca Marciana, 1564. Venice, Italy.
The at the initiation-baffle lobby entrance, which is reached effectively a dramatic and fully decked staircase early an lavish lobby road chic the centre of the disturb a curfew baffle. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Phillips Exeter The high classes Pile, 1971. Exeter, NH, United States of America.
This photograph shows the check over looking honest positive chic the foremost hallto the cruciform beams including the intention of help the roof lock. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
(Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Biblioteca Malatestiana, 1452. Cesena, Italy.
The opportunity is lit effectively tiny windows including thick bull’s-mind dinghy including the intention of provides a apply conservational set alight. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Exchanges and Media Centre, BTU Cottbus, 2004. Cottbus, Germany.
The floors are collectively effectively lifts and yield a bigwig their cards-being compensated away early stairs chic brightly coloured circular fastidious spiral staircase including the intention of twists its road owing to a run o lone- and two-storey examine chairs. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
The Russian Disorder Pile, 1945. Moscow, Russia.
Flush but the architects Vladimir Shchuko and Vladimir Gelfreikh were commissioned to arrange designs chic 1927, the pile did not step into its bestow construction in anticipation of themiddle of the 20th century. (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Shoin, Reizei Household, 17th century (rebuilt 1789) Kyoto, Japan.
A above all fantastic shoin (examine opportunity). (Photo effectively Will Pryce)
(Photo effectively Will Pryce)
Original source : Perpustakaan indah di seluruh dunia.