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Designing better libraries

Richard C. McCarthy

Designing better libraries

selecting and working with building professionals

by Richard C. McCarthy

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Published by Highsmith Press in Fort Atkinson, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Library buildings -- United States -- Design and construction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-120) and index.

      StatementRichard C. McCarthy.
      SeriesHighsmith Press handbook series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ679.2.U54 M33 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 123 p. :
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1114750M
      ISBN 100917846362
      LC Control Number94040730

      Other libraries include: Public: This library is the typical library, funded by tax dollars and working to make sure the local community has the books it needs without having to charge anyone to read them. Academic: If you need to research something that is more complicated, heading to an academic library might be a wise choice. These libraries are often specifically tailored to one subject. Having a home library seems so classy and distinguished. In fact, that image of a room with antique furniture and lots of books, a desk and sliding doors is not the only type of interior design a home library can have. So try to distance yourself from the cliches and to come up with your own ideas.

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      The new design will allow for greater flexibility in how the library is used. The new space will be able to better accommodate the more traditional needs of quiet spaces to study and read, but also provide spaces where people can come together and work collaboratively without disturbing other patrons.   Students' desire to study in libraries coupled with the inadequacy of current library design has led Gensler to initiate a research project just on libraries. The goal of this research is to understand the current paradigm for library design and to explore how technology and smarter design can help libraries better meet the needs of the.


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