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Andreas schuring architekten designs a new library for cologne university. Andreas schüring architekten has completed the library for cologne university in germany with a design that focuses on the theme of ‘order and freedom’. covering an area 7535 ft2 (700 m2) and catering for around 2500 students, the bright, open and inviting space forms part of a new flagship building of the educational institution. all images © andreas schüring architekten the new library of the university of applied sciences for public administration in cologne-deutz achieves a high degree of adaptability and varying levels of transparency through the interweaving of highly transparent ‘learning cubes’ and light acoustic curtains that can be adjusted as required. the design by andreas schüring functions as a complex structured one-room under an apparently limitless, all-connecting light ceiling. project info: project type: library location: erna-scheffler-straße 4, 51103 cologne, germany client: land nordrhein-westfalen architect: andreas schüring architekten BDA completion: 2019.

2019 Library Design Showcase. Home - Quantum Libraries. Gallery – Nook – mobile meeting pod. X+living references stalactite caves and rocky landscapes for library in china. Bookworms Rejoice – The Best Libraries in Australia. The Caufield Library at Monash University, Caufield by John Wardle Architects transforms a brutalist brick and concrete library into a light filled and inviting space for students. The original 1970 building has been reoriented to welcome students into the space, and opened up to reveal the structure and frame. A central atrium draws light into the depths of the library, and seating capacity has been increased from 746 to 1572, with plenty of power points to charge dwindling laptops! The external renovations are equally striking, as a glass, steel and mesh canopy provides a ‘shade house’ and transitions between the outside and inside.

Unsurprisingly, this library won the Australian Library and Information Association Academic Library Design Award, 2019 – university life never seemed so appealing! Caufield LibraryDandenong Road, Monash UniveristyCaufield, Victoria. Lib Cabinet – Quantum Libraries. Building a Digital Commons One Floor at a Time -- Campus Technology. Learning Spaces Building a Digital Commons One Floor at a Time When you lack the money to tackle a multi-million-dollar library makeover, try a measured approach. By Dian Schaffhauser02/06/19 University of Louisiana Monroe Library's lab and study space In April, the University of Louisiana Monroe's Library will celebrate its 20th anniversary.

In library years, that's a long time. About 16 months ago, the university hired Thomas Hoover as chief information officer and dean of the library. Now their vision is starting to come to life — on a single floor. Making Space for Collaboration For the last couple of years, the team has been setting up collaboration study rooms among the five floors of the facility, where, as Eppinette explained, "anywhere from three to 10 students can reserve a room and gather with their partners and utilize touchscreen AV technology. " Bringing Stakeholders in Early. The Edge Effect — How Ecotones Empower Outstanding Collaboration.

Swift | Resource Furniture. Index. Best Lifestyle & Leisure News site AdvertiseTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyCookiesAdChoices © 2018 Cable News Network. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. CNN Sans ™ & © 2016 Cable News Network. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. I agree. The future of library services in 3 visualizations – Medium. People desire spaces where they can gather, where they can learn, where they can live and play. The library of the future is equipped to empower people toward knowledge. Through technology-rich amenities, organized cultural & exhibit spaces, and an mixed-use approach to learning that incorporates everything from entrepreneurship and makerspaces to flipped classrooms and nap pods, library services of the future will meet people where they are — and transform themselves into the many iterations of the imagination. But what does that mean for the books?

2. The Library of the Future revives its origins as a great democratizer of knowledge. Ancient libraries were formed to democratize cultural artifacts and knowledge — the great Library of Alexandria, with its extensive volumes, was an iconic building that honored the sharing of knowledge. 3. For libraries to function effectively, they need to be built around the very services and processes they support. How A School Library Increased Student Use By 1,000 Percent | Cult Of Pedagogy. The Library as Third Place. A novel approach: Pamela Coyne Library. Despite the shift towards digital technologies and online learning resources, school libraries remain a place where the pleasures of reading and learning are shared and guided. Yet in order to entice our young digital natives into the world of books, we must provide settings that are exciting and tech-rich, but also comfortable and homey – places students want to linger in.

In keeping with these ideas, the recently renovated and expanded Pamela Coyne Library at St Monica College’s junior campus in Epping, Melbourne, is an example of how the twenty-first-century school library can reposition itself as the vital heart of the school community. Branch Studio Architects has made the humble book central to the design philosophy of the Pamela Coyne Library, and this idea permeates the project at all levels. The library has been arranged as a sequence of chapters, each marking a transition to the next element of the architectural story. Inspirational school libraries from around the world – gallery | Teacher Network. There's a buzz in the Library! - TTS Senior Library.