Rogers wins £100m library competition for Birmingham
The Richard Rogers Partnership has beaten off competition from a star-studded shortlist to scoop the job to design a £100 million library for Birmingham. It saw off 60 international entries including the other shortlisted firms - Edward Cullinan and Partners, Future Systems, Michael Hopkins and Partners, Moshe Safdie, Snøhetta + Spence, and Wilkinson Eyre - to land the project, which will form part of the city's bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2008.
Subscribe to the AJ from £3 per week
For less than the cost of a pint you can have the magazine, iPad edition, full access to TheAJ.co.uk and the amazing AJBuildingsLibrary.co.uk. Subscribe now and experience architecture from a British perspective. The AJ - it's your journal.