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Crystal of Knowledge; the Largest Library in Asia

Where would the largest library in Asia located? The answer is in Depok, West Java – Indonesia. The library which is also called “Crystal of Knowledge” is built on 33,000 meter square inside area of University of Indonesia, a state-comprehensive world class university. Some of you might surprise to hear this fact. Well, just come to the location to see it by your own eyes. The Library of University of Indonesia can accommodate about 20,000 visitors per day. It has just been launched on May 13th, 2011. As you can see from some pictures taken by R. Yugo Kartono Isal, Drs., M.Sc. via anakui below, the library has its own cinema room, computer library equipped with dozens of iMac, and off course lined of bookshelves which can afford 3-5 million collection of books. From far away, the building is look like an antiquity, but inside, it full of hi-tech. As a matter of fact, the library uses solar energy for energy requirements. University of Indonesia’s library is indeed well-balance blend of modern and stonemasonry.

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