The Future of Library Design


Harvard Graduate School of Design

 

Program Details


Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020 → Saturday, September 19, 2020
Location: Harvard University Campus
CEUs: 21 AIA/CES (HSW) | 21 AICP/CM
Tuition: $1,950.00

Program Description


Explore emerging models and evolving changes in library environments and how changes in service and information technology influence library facility design. Intended for architects and librarians, library staff, and trustees, this comprehensive course examines the role of the physical library in the changing digital information landscape.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Architects, Interior Designers, Contractors, Urban Planners, Librarians, Library Staff, and Library Trustees/Commissioners

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Interpret emerging trends in library design and library interiors.
  • Recognize the impact of new developments in information technology and equipment.
  • Understanding of the process of working with library consultants, architects, and contractors.
  • Awareness of library programming and planning considerations; space planning standards; program functional adjacencies, synergies, and library zoning.
  • Apply sustainable design/LEED strategies for libraries.