Description

Description

New build (6000m) + repurposing teaching building. Library, IT support service, IT teaching labs, video edit suite, 23 group study rooms, disability resource room, postgraduate research room, multimedia lab, slide library.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Central/Main library/LRC

Size

8700 m2

Floors

5

Architect

Bowman Riley Partnership

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Public address system, Services to particular groups, Sound and image processing facilities, Teaching rooms

External features

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Internal features

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Energy efficiency

Control mechanisms, Energy conservation, Heating, Lighting, Structural factors, Ventilation

Accessibility provision

Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Critical distances, Emergency features, Equipment controls: location, Furniture height, Parking, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

D-Tech International

IT provision

Electronic information displays, Internet access, Laptop points, Public access terminals, RFID, Self service circulation, WiFi

Seats/study places

1100

Stock

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