Photo: Arjen Veldt Fotografie. © Stijn Bollaert

Among them Singapore’s new Bedok Public Library housed in the integrated civic hub Heartbeat@Bedok and occupying the site of a park that has been a neighbourhood focal point since the 1960s. “It embraces a ‘Library in a park’ concept targeted at older residents and new families alike, ensuring that the design promotes a conducive yet enjoyable learning experience for all users.”

LocHal Library brings together learning and studying, business and research, meeting, creating and innovating, exhibiting and presenting in a former locomotive shed in the heart of Tilburg’s new City Campus.

The American School of Kosova aims to support children and give them better conditions for education by creating a positive and energetic environment. It’s a multifunctional space with multiple uses using natural lighting in each space and a variety of colours.

Report by Alison Carter for WIN.