The University wanted to explore the possibility of decreasing the library from three to two floors, which would allow the building to take on other services, as renovations occur in its other buildings.
Nestled in the foothills adjacent to a country club, these new four-story condominiums will provide high-quality low-maintenance living spaces that are targeted for occupants of upper level incomes who appreciate the unique tranquil vistas.
To our knowledge, this is the only corporate tower expansion that is designed for LEED Platinum and Passive House standards in the entire United States.
The new Branch Library’s circulation usage is up 500%, even though the square footage is only 10% more than the library’s previous location.
This design-build project was designed in a very short time frame and has become a great asset to the Community.
The renovation allows the staff and volunteers to work more efficiently and provide more programming and leadership skills to girls in the 30 Counties the Center serves.
The space is designed to be a streetscape. Each wall section is a different color to give the illusion of strolling by different buildings.
The intrinsic challenge of this project was integrating a new Learning Commons that responds to the 21st century student while keeping the context of a restored 1923 historic library.
This project was a community focused campus and to not look like a typical municipal building or a small post office.