Year in Architecture 2016: Ambiance and Academics

Featuring the Digital Scholarship Laboratory, Evans Library, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne and the Mendel Gottesman Library, Yeshiva University, New York.
ljx161102webarchgallery3a The Digital Scholarship Laboratory, Evans Library, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, offers collaborative study spaces, a teleconferencing system, and a tele-presence robot and features commissioned artwork, bright colors, and unique furnishings. CREDITS: Florida Institute of Technology, architect; Dominic Agostini, photo. ljx161102webarchgallery3b The renovation of the Mendel Gottesman Library, Yeshiva University, New York, transformed a 1968 Brutalist building by adding north- and east-facing curtain walls for natural light, installing Brian Kane’s Swoop lounge furniture, and replacing brick parapets with iron rails. CREDITS: ROART, architect; David Khabinsky, photo. RETURN TO MAIN ARTICLE

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