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Surrey City Centre Library makes top 18 most striking libraries list

The Surrey City Centre Library
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Designed by Bing Thom Architects
Opened in 2011

The library is meant to house books, of course, but the priority was creating “a space for reading, studying, and above all, gathering as a community,” according to the architects. This part looks like the prow of a ship.

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