Images

Images

The Shard 10

Shard bookshelves

The Shard 09

The one and only library

The Shard 08

The one and only library

The Shard 07

Lobby area

The Shard 06

Cafe

The Shard 05

Cafe

The Shard 04

Cuddly Bullies

The Shard 03

Children's library

The Shard 02

Children's library

The Shard 01

The Shard

Description

Description

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Awards

Chamberlain Award - Design Team from City of Birmingham Council, , FX International Interior Design Awards 2012 - Public Sector - Finalist , , Mixology North 2012 - Public Sector - Winner

The Building

The Building

Type of library

Multi-purpose building

Size

480 m2

Floors

2

Architect

ID Partnership

Building contractor

Thomas Vale 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, Hosting of other agencies, Meeting rooms, Services to particular groups, Services to particular groups, Teaching rooms

External features

Shared building, Building shape

Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Parking, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

JOHN HUNT ASSOCIATES

Furniture suppliers

Blue Sun Tree, Gloster Furniture, Ikea, Nason Foster, Purves & Purves, Senator, Taalus

Services and facilities suppliers

Intellident

IT provision

Electronic information displays, General, Internet access, Public access terminals, RFID, Self service circulation, WiFi, Number of public computer terminals: 19

Seats/study places

18

Stock

30,000