UK libraries and design

Mar 22, 2012 by

I learned about a great website today for anyone interested in library design and architecture. Designing Libraries is a collaborative website where UK libraries can post information about their design/redesign, construction and renovation projects. There are a database of projects, a marketplace, photo galleries and the...

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The New Academic Library Building...

Apr 4, 2011 by

Today, the SLA Future Ready 365 blog published the post I’ve prepared on the new academic library building. You can see it on the blog and I’m reproducing it below. Any SLA member can publish on the Future Ready 365 blog, simply send 250 words (or so) on how they are future ready to futureready365@sla.org. The New Academic Library Building Posted on April 4, 2011. Tags: collaboration, design, flexibility, insights, services, space planning, space use, strategic, user-centered by Catherine Lavallée-Welch, Florida & Caribbean Chapter, Academic, IT and Sci-Tech Divisions Could you describe the design of an academic library constructed in 2016? It’s easy to imagine following current trends: emphasis on the learning process and the creation of a learning community, more collaborative work, the increasing amount of electronic resources, the use of technology, increased...

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