Images

Images

Wester Hailes Library 03

The children's area

Wester Hailes Library 02

Interior view

Wester Hailes Library 01

Exterior view

Description

Description

Built as part of a Civic Square Development, it is the first dedicated Youth Library in Edinburgh. Modern architectural styled used internally and externally, to match the other buildings in the vicinity. Each of the three main library areas can be used independently while the other two are secured.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library

Size

1200 m2

Floors

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Architect

Comprehensive Design

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Meeting rooms, Open learning provision, Services to particular groups

External features

Shared site

Internal features

Security

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Critical distances, Furniture height

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Internet access, Number of public computer terminals: 14

Seats/study places

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Stock

45,000