SCONUL Library Design Awards and Showcase

 

 

This event took place on 21 February 2014,  at the Library of Birmigham.

 

For photos and presentations, please see http://www.sconul.ac.uk/page/library-design-awards-and-showcase-2013-0

 

This event will celebrate our award-winning libraries and provide those interested in academic library design with an opportunity to hear the latest developments in library design; to explore what has made the award winning libraries so successful; and to discover the latest products and services available from suppliers in a Design Showcase.  It should be particularly helpful for Library Directors and their senior teams involved in, or considering new build or renovation projects for their libraries.

Start & End Date : 
Friday, February 21, 2014
Location: 

Library of Birmingham
Centenary Square
Broad Street
Birmingham
B1 2ND

 

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Time: 
09.30-16.30
Speakers: 
Sofia Pereira
Liz Waller
Pete Ryan
Elizabeth Traynor
Neal Buchanan
020 7387 0317
Cost: 
NA

This event is open to SCONUL members and invited persons only. If you are a non-member and wish to attend please get in touch with the SCONUL office
 

Programme

09.30

Registration, coffee and Design Showcase

10.30 Welcome
Sara Marsh, Chair of SCONUL and Director of Learner Support Services, University of Bradford

10.35

Awards Ceremony

Presented by Liz Waller, Chair of the SCONUL Building Design Group and Deputy Director Information, University of York, including an address on developments in UK HE library design, highlighting the innovations displayed by the winning libraries

11.00

Keynote speech followed by questions
Sofia Pereira, Architect, Mecanoo Architecten and an architect of the Library of Birmingham

11.45

Coffee break

12.15

Augustine House Library and Student Services Centre, Canterbury Christ Church University
Presentation and Q&A with a focus on the ways in which the development of their library has arisen from, and is aligned to, the overall strategy for the institution.
Pete Ryan, Head of Library Services, Canterbury Christ Church University

13.00

Lunch and Design Showcase

14.00

The McClay Library, Queen’s University Belfast
Presentation and Q&A with a focus on the way that the new building has provided a focus for service improvement and innovation.
Elizabeth Traynor, Assistant Director (Library Services), Queen's University Belfast

14.45

Coffee break and Design Showcase

15.30

Ayr Library, University of the West of Scotland and SRUC
Presentation and Q&A with a focus on partnership working in planning the new building.
Neal Buchanan, Campus Librarian (Ayr), University of the West of Scotland

16.15

Conclusions

16.30

Close and departure