The Harvard Labrary: A Design Experiment in Library Futures


Since November, the Harvard Labrary—a temporary ‘pop-up’ space in an empty storefront in the middle of Harvard Square—has been a public gallery for design student projects on the future of libraries. The projects come out of this fall’s semester-long Library Test Kitchen (LTK) seminar at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. With an open door every Monday through Saturday, the Labrary invites passersby to come in, interact with the projects, or just sit and work.

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I think the Harvard Labrary could be analogized by someone doing a lab on construction equipment.

This would be the equivalent of librarians and this would be the equivalen of the labrary.

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