Stockholm Library is a public library with a round form building surrounded by square shaped building in Stockholm, Sweden. The building designed by Erik Gunnar Asplund, a Swedish architect, built in 1918 until 1928. Stockholm Library was Sweden’s first public library to apply the principle of open shelves.

The building is built used brick exterior, steel and concrete structure. The main building, the building with round shape, built with the height surpass the other building around it to made the light possible to enter the building through clear-glass windows in the outer walls instead of through the opaque glazing of the roof-lights.

Stockholm Public Library is one of the most notable buildings in Stockholm and also one of Asplund’s most important works.

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