Located in Nova Scotia, Canada, Designed by schmidt hammer lassen architects for the new Halifax Central Library was revealed at the fifth public consultation meeting. During this meeting the architects identified the trends from all four of the prior public meetings and showed how the building design has responded to the users’ ideas.
Central Library in the Canadian port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia will have a clear Canadian reference as well as a detectable Scandinavian design heritage as the winning team behind the design is the Canadian architectural practice Fowler Bauld & Mitchell and Danish schmidt hammer lassen architects.
At this point, Fowler Bauld & Mitchell and schmidt hammer lassen architects enter four months of Design Development, with a final public presentation and unveiling of the final detail design in March/April 2011. Breaking ground is scheduled for mid 2011 and the library is due for completion in early 2014.