Description

Description

The Diamond is a facility that combines state of the art general teaching, specialist laboratories and high quality study spaces and services in a single integrated environment

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Multi-purpose building

Size

19500 m2

Floors

6

Architect

Twelve Architects

Building contractor

Balfour Beatty Construction

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Baby changing facilities, Cafe/refreshment areas, Equipment provision, Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Open learning provision, Provision of special materials, Sound and image processing facilities, Teaching rooms

External features

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Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

Control mechanisms, Energy conservation, General, Heating, Ventilation, Water use

Accessibility provision

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Interior designer

University of Sheffield

Furniture suppliers

Bene, Senator, Southerns Office Interiors

Services and facilities suppliers

Sentry, Ex Libris

IT provision

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

Seats/study places

950

Stock

20,000