February 17, 2018

Archives for November 2017

A Sense of Play at Work | Year in Architecture 2017

Innovative learning spaces at the Cabot Science Library at the Pritzker Commons, Harvard University Science Center; Library of Engineering and Science, Wilmeth Active Learning Center, Purdue University; Vaughan Civic Centre Resource Library, Ont.

Uncommon Common Spaces | Year in Architecture 2017

Common spaces remade at the Cozby Library and Community Commons, Coppell, TX; the Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons, Salisbury University, MD; and The new Havre de Grace Branch of the Harford County Public Library, MD.

Learning Spaces Transformed | Year in Architecture 2017

Library makeovers feature the Sorrells Engineering and Science Library at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh; the two-story Heaton Family Learning Commons, Butler County Community College, PA; and the colorful the new Alfred R. Goldstein Library, Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL.

Terraces & Shores: Expanded Views | Year in Architecture 2017

Come for the books, stay for the views at the Multnomah County Library’s Rockwood Library Makerspace; Boston Public Library’s Jamaica Plain Branch; the Shoreview Library, Ramsey County Library, MN; and the Imperial Beach Library, CA.

Academic Library Data | Year in Architecture 2017

The data for academic new buildings and renovations featured in LJ’s Year in Architecture 2017.

Six-Year Cost Summary, Funding Sources | Year in Architecture 2017

LJ’s Years in Architecture compared: FY12–17 Cost Summaries and Funding Sources

Public Library Data | Year in Architecture 2017

Explore the data on this year’s choices.

List of Architects | Year in Architecture 2017

The architects and designers behind this year’s libraries.

LJ’s Top Trends in Library Architecture | Year in Architecture 2017

As demonstrated in this year’s 82 building projects, completed between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017, academic and public institutions are now regarded as places of community, of gathering, and of collaboration, even as reading remains in play. From Long Beach’s Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library to Harvard University’s Cabot Science Library, LJ explores some of the top trends in library architecture this year.

Restoring & Reimagining | Year in Architecture 2017

Model remodels at the Colchester–East Hants Public Library, Truro, NS; the Library! at Bown Crossing, Boise, ID; and the Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Northern Lights Branch.