Images

Images

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Journal Shelving

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Shelving

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Hartley Library Entrance

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Counter

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Cafe

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Meeting Room

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Study Areas

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Hartley Library Exterior

Description

Description

Clarity and coherence in integrating extension with existing 1914/1935/1985 building.

Redevelopment of the foyer as an area for student-centred learning support.

Secure physcial environment for archives reflecting latest standards.

Exhibition gallery.

Energy saving design with natural ventilation and improved lighting from natural sources.

3,200 square metres extension; 4,000 square metres refurbishment

£951,000 for the extension and refurbishment of the archive and special collections areas. 35 kilometres of shelving; archive reading room and conservation laboratory; new printed special collections area; 9 group study rooms; 2 small group IT training rooms; 238 data points for laptop access; new loans and reserve area; student study facilities including consultation rooms, group teaching room, internet cafe, and language support area; staffed cafeteria; exhibition area, gallery and display space.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Central/Main library/LRC

Size

14732 m2

Floors

5

Architect

Wilson Mason and Partners

Building contractor

Bluestone

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Cafe/refreshment areas, Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Specialist subject collections, Teaching rooms

External features

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Internal features

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Energy efficiency

Lighting, Ventilation

Accessibility provision

Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Critical distances, Emergency features, Furniture height, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

Tangent (J.F.Nott)

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Laptop points, Self service circulation, WiFi, Number of public computer terminals: 151

Seats/study places

1029

Stock

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