Images

Images

Calne Library 05

Plan of the library, as shown on the leaflet

Calne Library 03

Exterior

Calne Library 01

The beautiful domed roof

Calne Library 04

The interior

Description

Description

Designed as the landmark building in retail and residential area. Main feature is the effect of the high domed ceiling, with large areas of structural glass which gives natural light effects during the day and attractive reflections at night.

The building is circular with a high domed top, backed by an L shaped section. The word 'Library' is carved into the stone at the side of the main entrance in 3m high letters.

The furniture was designed to complement the shape of the building, with curved wall shelving and counter.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

540 m2

Floors

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Architect

Aaron Evans

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Services to particular groups, Services to particular groups

External features

Art works, Nature of site, Shared site, Building shape

Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Assistive technology, Furniture height, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

LFC, Opening the Book

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 8

Seats/study places

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Stock

25,000