Images

Images

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Main view of the interior

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Counter at Berwick-upon-Tweed Library

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Front exterior of Berwick-upon-Tweed Library

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Children's area with fun end panels

Description

Description

Site constraints due to being in area of considerable archaeological importance.

Shared building with social services, with good disability access and signage to both floors. Provision for bus, bike and disabled access. Special attention given to children's area with use of design and illustrations.

Thermal insulation exceeds Building Regulation Standards and allows for a smaller and cheaper heating system.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

797 m2

Floors

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Architect

Acanthus Lowe Rae Architects

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Meeting rooms

External features

Nature of site, Shared site, Shared building

Internal features

Staff accommodation/facilities

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access within building, Furniture height, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

Reska

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 9

Seats/study places

20

Stock

31,441