“How do we shape environments that encourage people to behave certain ways in certain places?”
– Jeff Hoover
Jeff Hoover has been doing library planning and design at Tappé Architects since 1984. He is a Principal at our firm and has recently been Chair of the Architecture for Public Libraries Committee for the ALA.
Jeff has a long history in the industry, a huge passion for the work, and quite the story of how he got into this space in the first place. In this podcast, Jeff shares about the history of library design, how the role of libraries has shifted, designing for human behavior and community dynamics, and where he sees the industry going.