Resource pages for "libraries"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
At the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, collaborative spaces and custom furniture were cornerstones of the library redesign.
The Los Angeles Central Library modernized its non-profit store, while ensuring the new design meshed with its circa 1920s building.
A new ProQuest survey explores public librarians’ views, plans, and strategies related to space reclamation.
To understand further how students are using their libraries, a Cincinnati architecture firm surveyed more than 20 of these higher education facilities.
The Lawrence Public Library in Kansas features a new façade combining a terra cotta rainscreen and low-e glass.
With massive budget cuts leading to branch closures and limiting services, libraries are re-inventing themselves to become digital literacy portals and interactive teaching spaces.
Libraries are very specialized environments, as all facility managers know. So when it comes time to replace an aging air conditioning system, facility managers in these environments benefit from various sources of input.
Facilities staff call attention to recycling with a giant "N" made of plastic water bottles.