Description

Description

Total refurbishment of MBS graduate and research library. Curvilinear plan with services spine linking the major functional areas of the library in a calming, imaginative way. Vaulted ceilings with concealed lighting, creating a relaxing, reflective environment

High quality finishes, including granite, polished plaster and cherry wood veneers. Curved glazing with decorative manifestation in a maritime motif.

Muted colours in purple/lilac/blue/green spectrum to enhance scholarly yet restful environment. Mixture of formal and informal spaces, with emphasis on an inclusive environment, reinforcing the library's participative style of management and customer care.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

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Size

1100 m2

Floors

1

Architect

Richard Shuttleworth

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

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External features

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Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

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Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

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Seats/study places

80

Stock

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