by Phil Morehart, courtesy of American Libraries
The Vaughn Civic Centre (Ont.) Resource Library's sloped exterior cuts an impressive figure across the Canadian sky. Inside the two-story facility, a plethora of tools for 21st century learning - 3D printers, a media suite, and audio and video recording studios - are available, while movable book stacks allow staffers and patrons to morph their needs.
Project: New construction
Architect: ZAS Architects, Inc.
Size: 35,572 square feet
Cost: $15.2 million Canadian ($12.2 million U.S.)