Images

Images

Dartmouth Library 04

Sound & Vision area

Dartmouth Library 03

Learning suite

Dartmouth Library 02

Interior

Dartmouth Library 01

Exterior of the library

Description

Description

Shared community building in prominent town centre location, sympathetically designed to fit conservation area. Multi purpose venue which houses library, learning suite, cafe, cinema/theatre/performance space and meeting rooms for community use.

Awards

Longlisted for 2005 Public Library Building Awards

The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library

Size

300 m2

Floors

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Architect

Heighway Fields Associates

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Equipment provision, Exhibition/display areas, Hosting of other agencies, Meeting rooms, Open learning provision

External features

Nature of site, Shared site, Shared building, Materials

Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Critical distances, Emergency features

Interior designer

Internal

Furniture suppliers

Demco Interiors

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Internet access, Number of public computer terminals: 15

Seats/study places

12

Stock

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