Medgar Evers College Library Brooklyn, NY

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Medgar Evers College Library Brooklyn

Bedford Building of The City University of New York: CUNY Architecture, USA – design by ikon.5 architects

Mar 1, 2016

Medgar Evers College Library in Brooklyn

Design: ikon.5 architects

Location: Brooklyn, New York. USA

Medgar Evers College Library

illuminated script

40,000 SF renovation | 2000 SF addition

Welcome Center | Information commons | Archives | Media Services | Information Literacy | Reading and Collections

Medgar Evers College Library

Medgar Evers College Library

Set within the existing Bedford building of The City University of New York, the Medgar Evers College Library transforms an existing 45,000 square foot traditional library into a modern information commons.

Medgar Evers College Library

Medgar Evers College Library

A new addition, located adjacent to the library, adds a glassy 2,000 square foot welcome center that gives the library a more civic presence on the street while providing new front door to the College along Bedford Avenue.

Medgar Evers College Library

Medgar Evers College Library

The concept for the renovation is inspired by the brilliant and reflective pages of illuminated manuscripts and their modern counterpart, the computer screen. Treating each interior surface as a bright reflective page, the renovation transforms the former dark and shadowed space into a bright and airy learning environment that takes advantage of an existing north facing two story glass wall and space frame to admit light deep within the building.

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Medgar Evers College Library Brooklyn images / information from ikon.5 architects

ikon.5 architects, Princeton, NJ, USA

Phone: +1 718-270-4900

Location: 1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, New York City, USA




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