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Book Tower

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Book Tower

Book Tower

Book Tower

Book Tower

Book Tower

Book Tower

Ghent’s fourth tower is a modernist masterpiece by the Belgian architect Henry van de Velde. The 64-metre concrete building has 24 floors that house more than 3 million books. It was initially conceived as a university library and fulfils that same role to this day. The university and government are investing in a sustainable renovation which must be completed by 2017. Until then, only the reading room will be accessible to visitors.

Contact

Boekentoren

Rozier 9
9000 Gent
URL - link: Boekentoren
Op het stadsplan: D6

Publicatie

Visitor’s guide Ghent

Visitor’s guide Ghent

1,000 years against the current

Boekentoren

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