The BnF, Bibliothèque nationale de France, is located in the recently constructed area of the 13th district, also called new Latin Quarter. Paris, January 2018. The François-Miterrand library’s was built from the architect Dominique Perrault and opened to the public in 1996. It’s one of the first example of minimalistic architecture and the material used are glass steel and wood. The four angular towers symbolize four open books.