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Title:
Libraries : a design manual
Author:
Lushington, Nolan, 1929-, author.
ISBN:
9783034608275

9783034608268
Publication Information:
Basel Birkhäuser, [2016]

©2016
Physical Description:
263 pages : illustrations, plans ; 33 cm.
Contents:
The library in its social context / Liliane Wong with Nolan Lushington -- The library user as customer / Norma Blake -- On the typology of the library / Ursula Kleefisch-Jobst -- Form and function in library design / Karl-Heinz Schmitz -- Public libraries in the United States / Nolan Lushington -- Toward the design of libraries / Rebecca Chestnutt -- Plan configuration and layout / Liliane Wong -- Library spaces for children, teens and young adults / Liliane Wong -- Dialogues: client, librarian, architect / Klaus Ulrich Werner -- Funding options / Liliane Wong -- Structural concepts / Wolfgang Rudorf -- Climate control / Wolfgang Rudorf -- Lighting and illumination / Wolfgang Rudorf -- Daylighting / Mohamed Boubekri -- Refurbishment and building adaptation / Aat Vos -- Shelving / Wolfgang Rudorf, Liliane Wong -- Orientation and wayfinding systems / Michael Franke-Maier -- Book security and RFID / Frank Seeliger -- Selection of projects. National libraries -- Det Kongelige Bibliotek -- National Library Singapore -- Biblioteca Central Estatal de Guanajuato Wigberto Jiménez Moreno -- National Library of China -- Deutsche Nationalbibliothek -- Large public libraries -- Burton Barr Central Library -- Millenium Library -- Seattle Public Library -- OBA - Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam -- Stadtbibliothek am Mailänder Platz -- Library of Birmingham -- Small public libraries -- Peckham Library and Media Centre -- Biblioteca Pública Usera - José Hierro -- Imaginon: The Joe and Joan Martin Center -- White Chapel Idea Store -- Miriam Matthews Hyde Park Branch Library -- Arabian Public Library -- Biblioteca Municipal -- Parque Biblioteca España -- Médiathèque André Malraux -- Vennesla Bibliotek og Kulturhus -- Biblioteca Municipal de Almada -- Biblioteca Pública de Ceuta -- Gando School Library -- University libraries -- Central Library, Technische Universiteit Delft -- Law Library, Universität Zü̈rich -- IKMZ - Informations-, Kommunikations- und Medienzentrum Brandenburgische Technische Universität -- Philology Library, Freie Universität -- Lewis Library, Princeton University -- Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum, Humboldt Universität -- Rolex Learning Center, Ecole Polytechnique Fé́dérale de Lausanne -- Joe and Rika Mansueto Library, University of Chicago -- Kai Feng Humanities and Social Scienes Library, Tsinghua University -- CINiBA - Centrum Informacji Naukowej i Biblioteka Akademicka, Uniwersytet Ślaşki.
Abstract:
A handbook on the design and the planning of libraries - a particularly prestigious design task that underwent significant changes in recent years. Comprehensive contributions by experts from architecture and library science analyze specific aspects of the building type; a typology of some 40 exemplary international projects provides inspiration and a range of options.
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