Explore the rapidly evolving changes in library services and information technology and their effect on library facility design. Intended for architects and librarians, staff and trustees, this comprehensive course examines the evolving role of the library in the digital age. The program covers theoretical and practical issues in an interactive class format. Reviews of emerging library trends are balanced with an examination of the processes required to bring a project from conceptual goal to built reality, including a design exercise and case study tours.
Instructors: Jeffrey M. Hoover, Tappé Associates, Boston MA; Elisabeth Martin, MDA designgroup, New York NY; Anthony Tappé, Tappé Associates.
Guest Speakers: Susan M. Flannery, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA; Alan Kirk Gray, Darien Library, Darien, CT.