Gregg M. Sinclair Library is a four-story building, constructed in 1956, and is located on the University of Hawaii-Manoa campus and is constructed of reinforced concrete, brick, glass, and sandstone. It features an exterior running bond pattern of painted red brick, glass windows, horizontal bands of concrete, an open floor plan that enables flexibility in use, and lanais on the first, second, and third floors. Gregg M. Sinclair library is significant as an example of the use of the International style of architecture. It was designed to accommodate both the climatic conditions of Hawaii and the educational needs of the university.
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