MacLeod, Scott
July 2000
Time International (South Pacific Edition);7/24/2000, Issue 29, p68
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.


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