February 11, 2016

Year in Architecture 2012: Artisans on Campus

The new Wilson S. Rivers Library & Media Center at Florida Gateway College, Lake City, was designed to be environmentally friendly while incorporating archival, leisure, and community functions along with individual and group study. CREDITS: Harvard Jolly Architecture, architect and photo.

Combining a Learning Commons and a 20,000 square foot renovation at the Patricia W. & J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, was part of a two-phase project that also included the construction of a Student Success Center. CREDITS: Clark Nexsen, architect and photo.

The remodeled and expanded Levi Watkins Learning Center at Alabama State University, Montgomery, added more than 60,000 square feet in the creation of a “monument to the university’s focus on academic excellence.” CREDITS: NHB Group, LLC, architect; photo, Picasa.

San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is an award-winning design/build project encompassing 361,542 square feet and costing nearly $126 million. CREDITS: HMC, architect; photo, Jeff Rosen.

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Bette-Lee Fox About Bette-Lee Fox

Bette-Lee Fox (blfox@mediasourceinc.com) is Managing Editor, Library Journal.

Celebrating her 43rd year with Library Journal, Bette-Lee also edits LJ’s Video Reviews column, six times a year Romance column, and e-original Romance reviews, which post weekly as LJ Xpress Reviews.

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