Hennepin County Walker Library Minneapolis VJAA

March 2015
Architect;Mar2015, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p68
An interview with architects Jennifer Yoos and Vincent James on the Hennepin County Walker Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota is presented. Topics mentioned include a brief background of the project which started in 2009, impact of the community on the development of the building, and description of materials used for the cladding on the upper portion of the façde.


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