TITLE

RECREATING A JEWEL

AUTHOR(S)
MacLeod, Scott
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);7/24/2000, Issue 29, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the development of Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the international library in Alexandria, Egypt. Design for the building which was created by Snohetta, a firm of architects in Norway; Estimation of construction costs; Dependence on donations for books; Worries of local intellectuals that the government is concerned with showcasing a building rather than creating a world-class research institution.
ACCESSION #
3353523

 

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