AIM: To answer the needs of contemporary life through maximum use of the possibilities of technology.
THEME: The Lenin Institute is the collective knowledge center of the USSR.
LOCATION: Where the new city is developing. Lenin Hills in Moscow.
CONSTlTUENT PARTS: A library with 15 million volumes of books and 5 reading rooms of 500-1000 seat capacity, and an institute of librarianship.
Auditoria varying in capacity from 250-4000 people. A scientific theater, i.e. planetarium. Research institutes for individual academic work.
MECHANIZATION: Library — Delivery of books to the reader and back into the stacks takes place through vertical and horizontal conveyor systems; upon request from the catalogue hall, the books are automatically delivered to the reading rooms. Continue reading