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Centrale Universiteitsbibliotheek

Rozier 9
Ghent Belgium

Construction Dates
Floor Count22
Building Uses
 - library
 - monument
 - science
 - university
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - streamline moderne
 - steel
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof210 ft

- Architect: Henry van de Velde

- The building is the library of the University of Ghent, and is home to about 2 million volumes/books.

- According to the architect, the cross represents the link between earth and sky.

- The architect was involved in every single aspect of design of this tower from windows to furniture.

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