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Completion Date: June, 2023
Location: Brooklyn, New York
The Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) East Flatbush Branch reopened in June after significant renovations led by LEVENBETTS, a New York City–based architectural practice that designed the building with input from librarians and community members. While a primary design goal of the project was the library’s reading rooms, LEVENBETTS also improved the library’s street facing facade with corrugated aluminum panels and pleated folds. The new facade system allows for greater transparency from the interior and exterior of the building.
Residents wanted distinct designated spaces within the library for children, teens,
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