Images

Images

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Books and computers

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Forum ground level

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Forum

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Help zone

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Headington Library

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Headington Library

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Reading room

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Reading room

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Students working

Description

Description

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Awards

RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects): National Award awarded June 2014

RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) South/South East: Building of the Year Award awarded May 2014

RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) South/South East: Sustainability Award awarded May 2014

Education Estates Awards: Student Experience Award awarded November 2014

Oxford Preservation Trust: New Building Award awarded November 2014

The Building

The Building

Type of library

Central/Main library/LRC

Size

6,200 m2

Floors

6

Architect

Design Engine Architects

Building contractor

Laing O'Rourke

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Group study spaces, Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Cafe/refreshment areas

External features

Art works, Building shape, Landscaping, Shared building

Internal features

Design features, Structural

Energy efficiency

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

Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Access between floors, Signage / guiding, Furniture height, Assistive technology

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

Broadstock Office Supplies, Ecospace

Services and facilities suppliers

3M, Moveplan, Nexus

IT provision

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

Seats/study places

1,000

Stock

320,000