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Girton College Library and Archive, Cambridge

Girton College Library and Archive

Girton College Library and Archive, Cambridge
Architect: Allies and Morrison
Client: Girton College
Photo: Dennis Gilbert


This is an extraordinarily difficult piece of integration into a Neo-Gothic setting to provide additional library facilities, carried out in an uncompromisingly modern style but fully respecting the past.
 
The building stands on its own merits with neither pastiche nor gimmick, each detail lovingly honed. The quality of light internally is extraordinary.

 
 
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