PUBLIC LIBRARY RENOVATION: TEEN VORTEX

Animé Wall Wrap Visible From Entry
Foto © © Doug Snower
XL Table as Face-to-Face Interaction
Foto © © Doug Snower
Flexible for Performance
Foto © © Doug Snower
Aesthetic Speaks to Teens
Foto © © Doug Snower
Flexible Furnishings
Foto © © Doug Snower
Flexibility Suits Teen Study Habits
Foto © © Doug Snower
Playful Teen Entry
Foto © © Doug Snower
Artful Teen Entry
Foto © © Doug Snower
Arquitectos
Architecture Is Fun
Ubicación
Año
2011
Coste
100.000 - 1 millón
Pisos
1 - 5 pisos
Cliente
Fountaindale Public Library
Equipo
Peter Exley, Sharon Exley, Architecture Is Fun, Fun Finders, Matthew Hoffman
Custom Wallcoverings
Studio Printworks
Tables & Seating
Knoll Furniture
Laminate Supplier
Abet Laminati
Artist
Matthew Hoffman
Paints
Benjamin Moore

TEEN LIBRARY AT FOUNTAINDALE PUBLIC LIBARY:
A relevant, energized 3500 SF space was transformed into a microcosm of an adult library with a diversity of resources, increased book collection and an environment that suits study and social habits of young adult users. Designed with a teen advisory board, Asian influences, clever materials, reconfigurable informal and formal furnishings and surprising elements entice and meet young adult needs. Not pristine, the Vortex teen library is designed to be casual, considered and carefully crafted.

Design Excellence Award, American Society of Interior Designers, 2011.
Award given for significant achievement for a public project.

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