The central TU Delft Library is located in a very photogenic building. It is permitted to take photographs or film in this and the other TU Delft Library locations, if you follow a number of rules.

For private use or study purposes

You are free to do as you wish, as long as you stick to the following rules:

  • It is not permitted to take photographs or film during examination periods.
  • It is not permitted to use flash lights in the Library.
  • You must not take photographs or film in the Glass hall, Orange room and Red room; these rooms are for silent study only.
  • You may only photograph library visitors and employees if you have asked their permission first.
  • If you would like to do a photo shoot or a filmshoot, please contact

For commercial purposes

Commercial photography and film recording is only permitted after approval and by arrangement.

  • You can apply for permission by contacting, our Events department, at least three work days in advance.
  • For copyright reasons, you must also contact Mecanoo, the architects firm that designed the library building. You may need to pay a location fee.
  • The rules for photography and filming for private use also apply for commercial purposes

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