A land where
things of lasting beauty continue to be made
Mohammed and Tarek Atia
hard to imagine what the ancient Bibliotheca of yore might have been
like, but this modern rendition evokes soul searching like only the most
tremendous of structures can. It's a stirring symbol of the rebirth of a
grand tradition of monumental architecture.
brand new Bibliotheca Alexandrina is scheduled to be officially inaugurated
on Wednesday October 16. It will open to the public on the 20th.
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