Queen’s College Oxford Library, University, England, Image, Project, Design, News
Queen’s College Oxford : New Library Building
Academic Building Proposal, England, UK – design by Rick Mather Architects
19 Dec 2007
Queen’s College Oxford Library
Rick Mather Architects’ scheme for a new Library for The Queen’s College in Oxford receives planning permission.
New Library at Queen’s College Oxford
The new building will be built underground and sits underneath the College’s Provost’s Garden with links to the old Library.
The library will provide a new home for the College’s historic collections and have additional open access and reserve collections and double the number of reader spaces.
A sloping rooflight allows the reader space to be lit naturally and gives magnificent views up to the west elevation of the old library.
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Planning approval was granted last week and it is hoped that the building will go on site at the end of next year.
Amanda Saville, the College Librarian said:
“The College is confident that both its brief and the design proposed by Rick Mather Architects provide an elegant and sustainable solution that includes facilities which will bring Queen’s Library provision up to twenty first century standards.”
Queen’s College Oxford Library image / info from Rick Mather Architects
Queen’s College Oxford Library design : Rick Mather Architects
Location:Queen’s College, Oxford
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Corpus Christi College Auditorium
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Middle East Centre, St. Antony’s College
Zaha Hadid Architects
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University of Oxford Building
Brasenose College Buildings
Berman Guedes Stretton
photo : Andy Spain
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