Refurbishment of part of a listed structure to accommodate a Library in a 450 pupil boarding school. The project provides up to 100 seating places and shelving for 10,000 books in a contemporary fit-out extension of an existing listed building within a fully functional second level boarding school.
The brief included Campus Masterplanning to select the most appropriate site. This project involved low impact sustainable M&E Design as part of a sensitive response within a 250 year old listed building. The project developed our understanding of the function of libraries learnt at Waterford Institute of Technology including security, shelving, seating, IT and environmental control.