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The Stockwell Street development is a new campus library and academic building for architecture Landscape and Creative Professionals and Digital Arts disciplines. The building has been shortlisted for both the Stirling Prize and the British Construction Industry Awards, having also won a RIBA London Regional Award and the award for best London Town Centre Project in the London Planning awards.
Stockwell Street library opened its doors in September 2014.
Arranged over five floors, the main feature of the library is the huge steel central staircase offering fabulous views from different angles. 125,000 books are arranged by subject across three floors. Self-service units enable fast and easy issue and discharge of loaned materials.
Seating is available for over 670 across four floors. Zoned areas facilitate Silent, Group and Quiet Study. The extensive ground floor social learning space actively encourages mobile and interactive learning.
The new building offers dedicated training rooms, bookable group study spaces, a spacious workroom and book displays; the library also houses video conferencing facilities and a dedicated space for the university historical archives incorporating archivist’s office, archive research desks and rolling stacks.
Find out more about the library at http://www.gre.ac.uk/it-and-li...
The visit will include refreshments.
This event is open to CILIP members and non-members.