Virgilio Barco Library

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Virgilio Barco Library - A legacy of architect Rogelio Salmona

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Virgilio Barco Library

The Virgilio Barco Library is housed in a circular brick structure surrounded by multiple bodies of water. It was designed by architect Rogelio Salmona, who was born in Paris in 1929 but was always considered to be Colombian. The building houses, among other things, a collection of 150,000 volumes, reference and specialty rooms, and an auditorium with a capacity for 350 people.

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