Black Diamond - Danmark's Royal National Library, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Black Diamond - Danmark's Royal National Library, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Image ID: G2H652
The Black Diamond (Danish: Den Sorte Diamant) is a modern waterfront extension to the Royal Danish Library's old building on Slotsholmen in central Copenhagen, Denmark. Its quasi-official nickname is a reference to its polished black granite cladding and irregular angles. Designed by Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen, the Black Diamond was completed in 1999 as the first in a series of large-scale cultural buildings along Copenhagen's waterfront.
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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