Download or read book Planning Public Library Buildings written by Michael Dewe and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-04-22 with total page 366 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Planning a new or refurbished public library means considering not only facilities for collections, services, staff and users, but examining also the local context, reviewing the library image, and developing relationships with other community facilities and agencies. This book examines the entire gamut of challenges confronting the planning and development of contemporary public libraries; their mission, their roles, and key issues such as lifelong learning, social inclusion, community and cultural needs, regeneration and funding. The helpful presentation and readable style guides the librarian through the preliminary information-gathering and decision-making process that ensures a successful library building for all concerned. Using practical case studies, plans and photographs, the author tackles the critical issues of siting, size, plans and design concepts, and provides a helpful guide to weighing up the alternatives of refurbished, converted and new buildings. Separate chapters focus on the planning, briefing and construction process; security, safety and sustainability; key characteristics of successful buildings; identity, decor and signage; and interior layout and facilities. The text draws together a vast resource of real library examples from all over the world which provide best practice models and lessons to learn. For funding authorities, librarians and architects of public libraries this is a highly informative book that will help to ensure wise decision-making and prevent costly mistakes.
Download or read book Planning the Modern Public Library Building written by Gerard B. McCabe and published by Libraries Unlimited. This book was released on 2003 with total page 308 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection of 22 highly informative essays offers important insight into current activities in the area of building planning. Written by recognized building experts from the United States and Australia, the essays discuss critical planning issues from a management perspective. Topics include space design; collection marketing; furniture selection; landscaping; accommodating different age groups; hosting activities and events; seeking support from the community; and more. Technology is given a high priority. A bibliographic essay provides an abundance of suggested titles for further study.
|Author||: Karen Latimer|
|Publisher||: Walter de Gruyter|
|Release Date||: 2007-01-01|
|ISBN 10||: 9783598440373|
|Pages||: 266 pages|
|Rating||: 4.5/5 (984 users)|
Download or read book IFLA Library Building Guidelines Developments Reflections written by Karen Latimer and published by Walter de Gruyter. This book was released on 2007-01-01 with total page 266 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The information society and the information age are changing library services as well as library premises. This raises questions about what needs to be considered when planning and designing new library buildings in order to achieve attractive, efficient and future-oriented new library spaces. This new publication provides information and guidelines for the building planning process, whether you are planning a new public or academic library building. It reflects on fundamental issues, on new development trends and on the planning process. The library building process is seen from both the library manager's perspective as well as that of the architect and designer. Issues covered include what to consider when investigating the need for space, library design from a marketing viewpoint, green management and sustainability relating to library buildings and a layman's guide to reading plans. This publication and the IFLA guidelines provided are not seen as a traditional set of recommendations to be rigidly adhered to since this would be unrealistic in a fast-changing and global context. Rather, library managers and architects should read them in order to inform their thinking on key issues and establish a planning programme. They must then relate them to their own countries and circumstances by making the relevant local adjustments.
|Author||: William W. Sannwald|
|Publisher||: American Library Association|
|Release Date||: 2001|
|ISBN 10||: 0838935060|
|Pages||: 200 pages|
|Rating||: 4.9/5 (35 users)|
Download or read book Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations written by William W. Sannwald and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2001 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Building new libraries.
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Download or read book Better by Design written by Ayub Khan and published by Facet Publishing. This book was released on 2009 with total page 225 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Libraries today are faced with rapidly shifting populations of users with differing needs, who require a range of new communications links that are transforming our concept of the library space. This developing role has created a set of new and complex challenges for those delivering library services. There is no such thing as the 'perfect' library building. However, a well designed building will enable a project both to gain local acceptance more easily and to ease the process of securing planning permission. It also needs to be cost effective to run, support the organization's objectives well, offer an improved service to the user and make an impact on the community. This much-needed book takes as its starting point the fact that few architects know very much about libraries, and fewer librarians know about architectural planning and designing. It steers a clear path for library managers through the language and processes that they need to understand as members of a team overseeing the planning of a new library building project, major refurbishment or remodelling of an existing library. Key topics include: twenty-first century libraries developing a business case project management the design/project team selecting an architect partnership and community engagement the design brief design quality space planning and access occupancy and post-occupancy evaluation building libraries for the future. Appendices offer top tips and checklists, together with a glossary of common terms used within the construction environment to help further de-mystify the design process for librarians. Readership: This practical and accessible book is an invaluable guide not only for new entrants to the library profession, but also for experienced practitioners who are approaching for the first time the important task of creating a new library or major refurbishment of existing facilities. It will also be of great relevance to architects unfamiliar with library building requirements.
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