The Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library located in the City of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada is a recognizable landmark and a fantastic example of modern architecture. It is located in Library Square in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia and is the main branch of the Vancouver Public Library system so it houses the most books, CDs, DVDs and even has meeting and conference rooms available.
The Vancouver Central Library building opened on May 26, 1995, at the cost of $106.8 million Canadian. Library Square, which is a part of the Vancouver Central Library branch is a glass covered area in front of the main entrance to the building that contains shops and food services and is a place where people can sit outside but still stay undercover, so they can be dry and warm in all weather.
For anyone seeing the Vancouver Central Library for the first time, they will be struck by how closely it resembles the famous Colosseum in Rome. The design of the exterior was based on the current look of the Colosseum and from this angle it is easy to see how the curves and sections of Rome's ancient amphitheatre is an inspiration to this modern library building.
Vancouver Central Library, Library Square, Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/11.0, exposure time of sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 16mm.
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