Atlanta-Fulton Central Library gallery

 

Outside of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library's central branch and headquarters. Credit: Kelly Jordan

Outside of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library’s central branch and headquarters. Credit: Kelly Jordan

Central Library Credit: Kelly Jordan

Credit: Kelly Jordan

Central Library Credit: Kelly Jordan

Credit: Kelly Jordan

Central Library Credit: Kelly Jordan

Credit: Kelly Jordan

Central Library, rocket skylight

The skylights of the Central Library are reminiscent of a space rocket. Space exploration was at the forefront of the national conscience when the library was designed. Credit: David Pendered

Central Library, stairway descending

The use of multiple planes is carried from the exterior to the interior of the building, as can be seen in this central staircase. Credit: David Pendered

Central Library, mass

Central Library was designed in such a way that its mass appears greater than it actually is. The purpose is to give the building greater authority, even if it’s not the tallest building in the neighborhood. Credit: David Pendered

 

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