Image

Image

view of the interior, showing shelving and banners

Description

Description

The first British Libary to use Xolys shelving. Library and adjacent Art Centre to be jointly managed, and linked together via a patio at the rear of the library and the Community garden. Extensive public consultation, in appropriate community languages.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

737 m2

Floors

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Architect

Architectural Services City of Edinburgh

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Meeting rooms, Services to particular groups, Services to particular groups

External features

Art works

Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access within building

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

Gresswell

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 9

Seats/study places

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Stock

35,000