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Architect Robert Gatje
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Location Fort Lauderdale, Florida   map
Date 1980 to 1984   timeline
Building Type public library
 Construction System precast & site cast concrete, curtain wall
Climate tropical
Context urban
Style Modern
Notes interesting circulation, facade materials, and transparency differentiation, one side planar and more opaque, the other eroded into terraces.






Plan Drawing

Plan Drawing

Site Plan Drawing

Sources on Broward County Library

Walter F. Wagner, Jr., ed. "Broward County Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, Florida" Architectural Record. August 1985, v173, n9. Interior perspective photo of interior atrium space, p101. Exterior photo of building, p99. drawing of site plan, p99. drawing of ground floor plan, p100. drawing of second floor plan, p100.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Broward County Library


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