Introducing The Library of Birmingham, UK

The Library of Birmingham, which opened in September 2013, is one of the most photographed of modern builds in the City. It is estimated to have cost £188.8 million to build. 

The building has been recognised for both its innovative design and for its positive social impact and has won a number of awards.The design team was led by Mecanoo, a Netherlands-based architectural practice and the build was led by Carillion.


Daniel Sturley

Elliott Brown

Daniel Sturley

Elliott Brown


Completed in Sept 2013 - Elliott Brown

The Central Library just before the start demolition in 2016 - Daniel Sturley


Project dates

08 Mar 2018 - On-going


Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture


(for further information)

Jonathan Bostock

0121 410 5520