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.
Type of library
Medium sized town library
Features and services
Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Services to particular groups, Services to particular groups
Art works, Nature of site, Shared site, Building shape
Assistive technology, Furniture height, Signage / guiding
LFC, Opening the Book
Services and facilities suppliers
Number of public computer terminals: 8