Images

Images

Swinton Community Library 06

Children's area farmyard theme

Swinton Community Library 05

Children's area farmyard theme

Swinton Community Library 04

Children's area farmyard theme

Swinton Community Library 03

Children's area farmyard theme

Swinton Community Library 02

Youth space

Swinton Community Library 01

Large artwork printed onto rigid panels

Swinton Community Library 07

Youth space artwork

Description

Description

Creating Audiences project, completed October 2007, in which local site staff planned and organised improvements to childrens' library space. Farmyard Fun comprised a themed boundary area of fruit tree, seating and gates surrounded by animals. Pond themed table and chairs,

listening stables with stories and seating, decoration above all bookcases, large flying birds and several farm animal and tractor kinder boxes with seats. Also large artworks created from images of the local area, printed onto rigid panels and mounted using stainless steel fittings.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library

Size

713 m2

Floors

2

Architect

Gillinson Barnett & Partners

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

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External features

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Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Parking

Interior designer

Animania

Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

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Seats/study places

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Stock

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