Academic Libraries Data | Year in Architecture 2019

The data for academic new buildings and renovations featured in LJ's Year in Architecture 2019.

For the Year in Architecture 2019, Library Journal solicited information from academic libraries nationwide that had undergone new builds and renovation/addition projects completed between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. 

NEW BUILDINGS
INSTITUTION PROJECT COST GROSS SQUARE FEET SQUARE FOOT COST CONSTR. COST FURNITURE / EQUIP COST

SEATING CAPACITY

ARCHITECT

Charles Library,
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

$175,000,000 220,000 $617.52 $135,854,000 $15,195,000

1,800

Snøhetta

Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning,
Barnard College, New York, NY

$137,000,000 128,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Skidmore,
Owings & Merrill LLP

Jack R. Hunt Library,
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

$70,000,000 222,000 $283.78 $63,000,000 $1,000,000

400

ikon.5 architects

 
ADDITIONS AND RENOVATIONS
INSTITUTION PROJECT COST GROSS SQUARE FEET SQUARE FOOT COST CONSTR. COST FURNITURE/ EQUIP. COST

SEATING CAPACITY

ARCHITECT

Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library,
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

$140,000,000 430,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Shepley Bulfinch;
Frederick Fisher and
Partners of Los Angeles

John M. Olin Library,
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

$20,000,000 45,800 n/a n/a n/a 570

Ann Beha Architects;
V Three Studios LLC

Wisconsin School of Business Learning Commons,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

$11,000,000 35,000 $192.23 $6,727,900 $1,806,300 645

Potter Lawson;
MSR Design

Boston University Alumni Medical Library,
Boston University Medical Campus, Boston

$4,055,000 13,000 $269.23 $3,500,000 $555,000 231

Finegold Alexander
Architects

Connelly Library,
La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

$1,847,000 19,000 $78.95 $1,500,000 $347,000 200

Kimmel Bogrette
Architecture + Site

Learning Lab - Bizzell Memorial Library,
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

$850,000 6,000 $100.00 $600,000 $250,000 177

REES Associates Inc.

 

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