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Calvin Park District Library

Location:
Kingston, Ontario

Size:
11,000 sq ft

Client:
Kingston Frontenac Public Library

Description:
A one storey branch library which is organized around a central secure outdoor courtyard. This courtyard accommodates many of the activities of large summer programs for children. The library is based on a proactive customer service model. The design supports this with small, mobile and adjustable customer service points. Mobile display units and mobile furniture also facilitate a wide variety of uses and programs within the library. Green design features include radiant slab heating, heat recovery and lighting control systems to interface daylighting and artificial light.

Awards:
Ontario Library Association Design Award
LEED Gold

 








Photos by Ben Rahn