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Top 5 library domes in the world, number 2
This entry in my Top 5 domed libraries is just plain cool! The Free University in Berlin was founded after World War II and is now the largest of Berlin’s three universities.
Number 2 – The Philology Library of the Free University in Berlin
The Philological Library is another sleek, modern take on the domed library. Opened in 2005, it was designed to be the shape of the human brain (!). Each of the four floors creates a shape that, taken together, resembles an MRI – it’s been nick-named the ‘Berlin Brain’.