At the foot of the Ambassador Bridge to Detroit, the modernist Leddy Library marks the University of Windsor's shift from its roots as a Jesuit college to a public university.
Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan is a fine example of an early modern American campus.
Cass Gilbert's Beaux-Arts masterpiece was a key element of Detroit's City Beautiful aspirations.
This former hospice for the elderly witnessed the early years of artificial intelligence research before welcoming the library of a brand new university.
The grand reading room of the BME-OMIKK library in Budapest mixes medieval structural knowledge and 19th century engineering in a cathedral of knowledge.
Halifax's living room is a beloved community asset and a striking symbol for a city punching above its weight.
From instrument of colonialism to citadel of knowledge, this massive library in the heart of Mexico City is a joyful labyrinth where to get lost in a good book.
This library near Marseilles is the face of urban renewal for a neighbourhood once blighted by rapid growth and destructive politics.
A former multiplex cinema in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, now serves as library branch and central technical processing for the Halifax Public Libraries.
Opened for the 1967 Canadian Centennial, this Modernist theatre in a small Québec town now serves as the local public library.
The library at Cégep de la Pocatière blends state-of-the-art equipment with mid-century elegance.
Near Cézanne's childhood home west of Aix-en-Provence, this former bastide serves as neighbourhood library since 1993.