Uncommon Common Spaces | Year in Architecture 2017

Common spaces remade at the Cozby Library and Community Commons, Coppell, TX; the Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons, Salisbury University, MD; and The new Havre de Grace Branch of the Harford County Public Library, MD.
Established in 1974 and in its current Town Center location since 1995, the Cozby Library and Community Commons, Coppell, TX, gained a 4,270 square foot addition, the renovation of the existing 28,000 square feet, extra parking, and reconfiguration of the entrance and exits. It also houses a business center, additional study rooms and meeting spaces, and a drive-through book return. CREDITS: Hidell and Associates Architects, architect; Patrick Coulie, photo.   Representing the largest construction effort since the school was founded in 1925, the $117 million Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons, Salisbury University, MD, consolidates academic support programs with a state-of-the-art library, classrooms, a café, and the Nabb Research Center. CREDITS: Sasaki Associates, Ayers Saint Gross, architects; ©Jeremy Bittermann, photo.   The new Havre de Grace Branch of the Harford County Public Library, MD, encompasses 21,000 square feet in this coastline city. Among the amenities is the second-floor Business Center with state-of-the-art technology in a glass-walled space. CREDITS: Manns Woodward Studios, architects; Robert Creamer, photo. RETURN TO MAIN ARTICLE

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