Updated 2 September, 2009
Building / Renovation Designs, Plans &
Bond University. Law
Library refurbishment. Available on
Space Planning Principles. Available on
Charles Sturt University.
Library Service Building Plans. Available on
Library Service Renovation Plans. Available on
Edith Cowan University.
from Curtin University Library and the new (still to be completed) Edith
Cowan University Library at Joondalup. Taken 18 and 19 September 2006
by Graham Black (17/4/07)
James Cook University. A
Position Paper on the Development of a Douglas Campus Student Information
and Services Centre (SISC)
James Cook University.
Building plans available on request
Macquarie University. New
Library 2010 (3/7/07) Floor Plans available on
Queensland University of
Technology. Building plans & renovation plans available on
- Building Plans available
request (10/4/07) (28/3/02)
Projects / Plans / Photographs (28/3/02)
University of Ballarat.
Design brief and related documents – SMB campus library/Mt Helen campus
library (2006/2007) available on
University of Queensland.
for all branches. Architectural drawings not available (13/4/07)
University of Southern Queensland.
Floor plans for The Library / Refectory / Arts (Media Studies) / Postgraduate
University of Tasmania.
Hubs. April, 2005
University of Technology,
Sydney. Building Plans & Library Accommodation Schedule (Renovation
Plans). Available on request.
University of Western Australia.
& Dental Library. (opened 2002)
University of Western Sydney
- Campbelltown Library Refurbishment
(2006) available on request
- Bankstown Library Refurbishment
(2005) available on request
Space Planning and Utilisation at the VU Library. Hamlet Management Pty
Ltd 2002. Available on request.
University of British Columbia
(CA) The Chapman
Learning Commons (2001-2)
University of Auckland.
University Of Auckland Library Extension (2001-2)
Amenities Complex (2001-2003) - includes a five level Learning Commons
Libraries: the gateway to better library buildings. Funded by the Museums
Libraries and Archives Council on behalf of the Department of Culture Media
and Sport, as part of the Framework for the Future Programme. Managed by
CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
Designed and developed by the Information Services department of Aberystwyth
library design resource launched. 9 June, 2008. Designing Libraries
and SCONUL (UK)
email list. Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) (UK)
of Library Building Design Considerations, Fifth Edition William
W. Sannwald Item Number: 978-0-8389-0978-2 Publisher: ALA Editions
Price: $55.00 (US)
Advisory Committee on Buildings. Society of College, National
and University Libraries (UK)
building projects database.
Library Buildings in Canada.
- large file) by Janine Schmidt. AVCC Library Staff Development Conference,
Brisbane, 4-5 July 2002.
trends in library building design. Study visit to the United
Kingdom, August 2004, by Helen King, La Trobe University, October 2004.
Commons: Examples from the US [pdf 4mb] -
presentation at CAUL 2005/2 by
Shirley Oakley (16/9/05)
Spaces for Effective Learning: A guide to 21st century learning space
design. JISC e-Learning and Innovation team. © Copyright, 2006.
Kit 244 / Transforming
Libraries 9. Library Buildings: Renovation and Reconfiguration.
April 1999 (Association of Research Libraries)
of Connection: New Public and Academic Library Buildings in Australia and
New Zealand (pdf document 714kb) [by] Alan Bundy. Paper for Library
Buildings Conference Bournemouth UK 5-6 February 2004 (AU) [also available
Guide for Architects: Guide For Planning Higher Education Library
Spaces. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the
Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) (US)
Library Buildings and Equipment Section Newsletter, June
2009 - Special Edition - Learning Centres (NL) (25/6/09)
From Macquarie University
2010 information page:
The following source documents
on learning space design and key design questions have been identified
by the University as most relevant to their design objectives for the new
(i) Bennett, S. (2006) ‘The
choice for learning’ Journal of Academic Librarianship 32(1), pp. 3-13.
(ii) Bennett, S. (2007)
‘First questions for designing higher education learning spaces’ Journal
of Academic Librarianship (33)1, pp. 14-26.
(iii) Brown, J. S. (2001)
in the digital age” Papers from the Forum for the Future of Higher
(iv) Brown, M. & Long,
P. (2006) “Trends
in learning space design” in Oblinger, D. Learning Spaces, Ch. 9.
(v) Council on Library and
Information Resources (2005) Library
as place: rethinking roles, rethinking space. Washington.
(vi) Foote, S.M. (2004)
Changes in library design: an architect’s perspective portal: Libraries
and the academy 4(1), pp. 41-59.
(vii) Joint Information
Systems Committee (2006) Designing
spaces for effective learning: a guide to 21st century learning space design.
And see also ‘Planning
and Designing Technology-Rich Learning Spaces’ infoKit
Library Building and Equipment Section. (Janine Schmidt, member
of standing committee, August 2003)