September 3, 2014

Year in Architecture 2013: Academic Library Data

For the Year in Architecture 2013, Library Journal solicited information from academic libraries nationwide that had undergone new builds and renovation/addition projects completed between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013. The tables below comprise complete financial and construction statistics for the 14 academic library buildings submitted.

Academic New Buildings, Additions, & Renovations

TYPE: N = New Buildings; A = Additions; R = Renovations; A&R = Additions & Renovations
INSTITUTIONTYPESTATUSPROJECT COSTGROSS SQUARE FEETSQUARE FOOT COSTCONSTR. COSTFURNITURE/EQUIP COSTBOOK CAPACITYSEATING CAPACITYARCHITECT
James B. Hunt Jr. Library, North Carolina State University, RaleighN$95,750,000 211,122$366.75$77,430,000 $9,000,000 2,040,0001,753Snøhetta; Pearce Brinkley...
Mary Idema Pew Library Learning & Information Commons, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MIN65,000,000150,300299.7145,046,0005,005,000750,0001,500SHW Group
Collin County Community College District Spring Creek Campus Library, Plano, TXNn/a88,000186.816,428,000352,000121,870573PBK
Milton S. Eisenhower Library (Brody Learning Commons), Johns Hopkins University, BaltimoreA$32,500,000 41,693$539.66$22,500,000 n/an/a580Shepley Bulfinch
Clark Library, University of Portland, ORR$13,000,000 52,000$211.54$11,000,000 $2,000,000 300,000700Soderstrom Architects
Deering Library, Northwestern University, Evanston, ILRn/a12,840272.352,497,000000HBRA Architects
University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa CityR2,990,00017,506105.961,855,000n/a00Smith Metzger Architects
Robarts Library Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI), University of TorontoRn/a11,894128.61,529,175n/an/a300Gow Hastings Architects
J. Murrey Atkins Library, University of North Carolina at Charlotte R1,270,00015,00040.2603,000670,500n/a318A.L.R. Architecture
Raymond Cravens Library, Western Kentucky University, Bowling GreenR563,7599,60031.08298,333265,42590085WKU Architectural & Mfg.
University Canada West Library, Vancouver, BCR2,700n/an/a02,7001,000n/aGaylord Bros. Inc.
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, No. DartmouthA&RTotal$n/a170,000$n/a$n/a$n/a500,0001,000designLAB architects
A&RNew43,000,00020,0001,70034,000,0003,500,000110,000200
A&RRenovatedn/a150,000n/an/an/a390,000800
Andrew G. Truxal Library, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MDA&RTotal17,601,58775,010197.9914,851,5872,750,000210,000932EwingCole/RATIO Architects
A&RNew11,440,16031,260318.469,955,1601,485,000155,000370
A&RRenovated6,161,42743,750111.924,896,4271,265,00055,000562
Lane Library, Armstrong Atlantic State University, SavannahA&RTotal3,894,78816,022214.63,438,321456,4200305Cogdell & Mendrala
A&RNew379,2201,560214.6334,776n/a021Architects
A&RRenovated3,515,56814,462214.63,103,545n/a0284

 

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