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Libraries A Planning and Design Guide

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ISBN-10: 0415592305

ISBN-13: 9780415592307

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ken Worpole

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Focusing on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library buildings and services. ContemporaryLibrary Architecture: A Planning and Design Guidefeatures:A brief history of library architecture An account of some of the most distinctive new library designs of the 20th & 21stcenturies An outline of the process for developing a successful brief and establishing a project management teamA delineation of the commissioning processPractical advice on how to deal…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 4/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

The Library in the City
A City with a Great Library is a Great City
The Libraryness of Libraries
Libraries: The 'Sacred' Spaces of Modernity
What you see is what you get? Key Aspects of Library
A New Wave of Library Architecture
Planning and Design Processes
Developing the Brief and Establishing a Project Management Team
Places and Partners
Programme and People: The Changing Library Programme
A Vital Space for Children and Young People
Case Studies
Public Library Case Studies
Canada Water
Glasgow Bridge
Academic Library Case Studies
Aberdeen University
Cranfield University
Sheffield University, Commons
Sheffield University, Western Library
Surrey University
Lessons for the Future
Lessons from the Case Studies and Post-Occupancy Evaluation
21st Century Libraries: Changing Forms, Changing Functions