Academic Libraries Data | Year in Architecture 2018

The data for academic new buildings and renovations featured in LJ's Year in Architecture 2018.

For the Year in Architecture 2018, Library Journal solicited information from academic libraries nationwide that had undergone new builds and renovation/addition projects completed between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. 

NEW BUILDINGS
INSTITUTION PROJECT COST GROSS SQUARE FEET SQUARE FOOT COST CONSTR. COST FURNITURE / EQUIP COST BOOK CAPACITY SEATING CAPACITY ARCHITECT

Learning Resource Center, 
Suffolk County Community College, 
Brentwood, NY

$30,000,000 78,000 $384.62 $24,000,000 $2,200,000 74,000 860

ikon.5 architects;
Wiedersum Assocs.

University of Arkansas Library Annex,
Fayetteville

$14,800,000 27,000 $425.93 $11,500,000 $2,000,000 2,000,000 n/a

Perry Dean Rogers

 
RENOVATIONS ONLY
INSTITUTION PROJECT COST GROSS SQUARE FEET SQUARE FOOT COST CONSTR. COST FURNITURE/ EQUIP. COST BOOK CAPACITY SEATING CAPACITY ARCHITECT
Auraria Library,
University of Colorado, Denver
$29,300,000 180,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a studiotrope Design Collective
David K. Hill Family Library,
Harper College, Palatine, IL
$27,432,319 107,000 $207.30 $22,180,601 $3,321,158 109,529 1,137 Legat Architects
Payson Library,
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
$22,400,000 66,554 $285.67 $19,012,461 $3,380,877 150,000 800 AC Martin
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture,
New York Public Library
$22,300,000 9,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Marble Fairbanks
Bizzell Memorial Library–Zarrow Family Faculty and Graduate Student Center,
University of Oklahoma, Norman
$8,600,000 24,658 $255.50 $6,300,000 $2,300,000 n/a 217 REES Associates, Inc.
Sterling C. Evans Library,
Texas A&M University, College Station
$7,300,000 72,000 $83.33 $6,000,000 $1,300,000 n/a 928 HBM Architects; BRW
Maxine Houghton Wallin Special Collections Research Center,
University of Minnesota Libraries–Twin Cities
$4,965,000 15,369 $205.49 $3,158,161 $570,343 110,000 90 Bentz/Thompson/Rietow
John T. Richardson Library,
DePaul University, Chicago
$4,126,000 28,000 $126.78 $3,550,000 $571,000 73,822 295 Vasilko Architects
DeWitt Wallace Library,
Macalester College, St. Paul
$1,841,000 9,937 $131.93 $1,311,000 $303,000 n/a 252 HGA
ADDITIONS AND RENOVATIONS

 

INSTITUTION STATUS PROJECT COST GROSS SQUARE FEET SQUARE FOOT COST CONSTR. COST FURNITURE/ EQUIP. COST BOOK CAPACITY SEATING CAPACITY ARCHITECT
Seeley G. Mudd Library,
Northwestern University,Evanston, IL
TOTAL $29,000,000 35,500 $656.33 $23,300,000 $1,400,000 30,000 507 Flad Architects
NEW n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
RENOVATED n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Alcuin Library, Saint John’s University,
Collegeville, MN
TOTAL $25,786,000 102,248 $201.59 $20,611,000 $2,273,932 515,000 670 CSNA Architects
NEW $10,586,000 21,701 $419.84 $9,111,000 $710,780 15,000 170
RENOVATED $15,200,000 80,547 $142.77 $11,500,000 $1,563,152 500,000 500
Nash Library & Student Learning Commons,
Gannon University, Erie, PA
TOTAL $14,608,085 88,017 $148.23 $13,046,820 $1,561,265 230,000 1,060 Buehler & Associates
NEW $1,310,526 5,525 $237.19 $1,310,526 $0 0 48
RENOVATED $13,297,559 82,492 $142.27 $11,736,294 $1,561,265 230,000 1,012

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