OMA reveals Qatar National Library

OMA's Qatar National Library

Koolhaas says Doha library is big enough to hold an entire population - as well as a million books

OMA’s Qatar National Library has been officially opened and new images released by Rem Koolhaas’ practice.

The scheme houses the National Library, Public Library, University Library and Heritage Collection, which consists of valuable texts and manuscripts related to the Arab-Islamic civilisation.

The 42,000sq m Public Library alone contains more than a million books and space for thousands of readers.

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