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  • 1. New Bodleian Library Refurbishment 9 March 2010 ‘ A storehouse of knowledge … an engine for scholarship: Modernising the Bodleian Library’
  • 2. Client Brief Key Objectives: - Safeguarding the collections - Modernising research facilities - Promoting the collections for wider understanding
  • 3. Objectives: Safeguarding the collections
    • Standards:
    • Environmental control
    • Fire suppression
    • Common services
    • Oxford has ‘skipped a generation’
    • Space:
    • Growth
    • Good management
    Complete renewal of storage facilities Meet British Standards Satisfy Government Conservation Centre High-level care for the special collections Leading institution for research into science of preservation.
  • 4. Objectives: Modernising research facilities
    • Changing modes of scholarship
    • Evidence-based learning
    • Graduate studies
    • Research skills
    • Masterclasses
    • Digital scholarship
    • Visiting scholars and research culture
    • Dissemination of research
    • Exhibitions
    • Digital resources
    New reading rooms Operational efficiency Facilities for digitally-based scholarship Digital Media Centre Facilities for teaching Masterclasses Visiting Scholars Centre Research culture
  • 5. Objectives: Promoting the collections for wider understanding
    • New Bodleian a ‘shy’ building
    • Great collections cannot be shared by public
    • Contribution of the University to science, learning and culture
    New audiences Exhibitions 50, 000 visitors per exhibition ‘ Permanent’ treasures Loans Research outputs
  • 6.
    • LIBRARY STRATEGY
    New Bodleian and Giles Gilbert-Scott The New Bodleian was designed for a different world: The University of Oxford was smaller and less research-intensive Researchers operated in different ways The general public had a different view of ‘the heritage’.
  • 7. Giles Gilbert-Scott
  • 8. Broad Street – as existing
  • 9. Perception – Public identity What do we want the New Bodleian to say? Seat of learning & academia Sought after destination for academics Reservoir of accumulated knowledge Public not excluded Gravitas versus accessibility
  • 10. Existing View from Sheldonian
  • 11. New Bodleian – Concept
  • 12. Ground Floor Public Areas – Perspective Section
  • 13. Site Plan
  • 14. Forming the entrance – Proposed Perspective View from Broad Street - West
  • 15. Forming the entrance – South Façade Proposed
  • 16. Forming the entrance – Proposed Steps and South Colonnade
  • 17. Forming the entrance – Proposed Steps and South Colonnade
  • 18. Forming the entrance – Proposed Perspective View from Broad Street - East
  • 19. Ground Floor Public Areas – Perspective View of Proposed Entrance Hall
  • 20. Ground Floor Public Areas – Perspective View of Proposed Exhibition Gallery
  • 21. Ground Floor Public Areas – Perspective View of Proposed Seminar / Auditorium
  • 22. Level H – Ground Floor Plan - Reader Access Areas
  • 23. Reader Access Areas - Original Photos of Existing East Entrance, Corridor and Vestibule
  • 24. Reader Access Areas – Proposed East Corridor
  • 25. Reader Access Areas – Proposed East Corridor
  • 26. Reader Access Areas – Perspective View of Refurbished East Corridor
  • 27. Reader Access Areas – Perspective View of Refurbished Parks Road Lobby
  • 28. Level F – First Floor Plan - Reader Access Areas – General Enquiries
  • 29. Reader Access Areas – Perspective View of Proposed General Enquiries
  • 30. Reader Access Areas – Perspective View of Proposed General Enquiries
  • 31. Level F – First Floor Plan - Reader Access Areas – Reading Rooms
  • 32. Reader Access Areas - Original Photos of First Floor Catalogue Room and Reading room
  • 33. Reader Access Areas - Original Photo of First Floor Catalogue Room
  • 34. Reader Access Areas - Proposed Refurbished Reading Rooms 1 & 2
  • 35. Reader Access Areas - Existing Photo of former Catalogue Room
  • 36. Reader Access Areas – Proposed Perspective View of Refurbished Reading Room 1
  • 37. Preservation and refurbishment of Reading Room
  • 38. Study Centre - Proposed Perspective View from East
  • 39. Study Centre - Proposed Perspective View from West
  • 40. Reader Access Areas – Reading room 3 – Perspective view
  • 41. Section – G-G - Basement Bookstack Areas
  • 42. Level L - Basement -3 Plan
  • 43. Level K - Basement -2 Plan
  • 44. Level J - Basement -1 Plan
  • 45.  
  • 46. ‘ An ark to save learning from the deluge’ (Francis Bacon: 1620) At a ‘decisive moment’ in the University’s history: Major project to renew Library facilities New Bodleian project at the heart of these plans: the most important library development in Oxford for 400 years New Bodleian will result in the transformation of the infrastructure for scholarship