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Foster + Partners’ library offers a shaded oasis in the UAE

The House of Wisdom began construction in 2018 and was completed in late 2020 – it just recently opened its doors to visitors

High-profile British architecture firm Foster + Partners has completed a new library in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Designed with the local climate in mind, the glazed building is shaded by a large overhanging roof and screens, and offers respite from the desert landscape with lush gardens, both inside and out.

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