ARCHITECTURAL INTENTIONS Children and Teens Libraries Jacksonville Main Library Jacksonville, Florida, USA Alexander P. La...
Satellite Aerial View of Downtown Jacksonville JMOMA Hemming Plaza St. Johns River Library Site
Robert A.M. Stern Architects Vitetta with Schmidt Hammer Lassen Michael Graves & Associates Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer   Jacks...
Site Plan – Competition Entry 3-Dimensional Section through Grand Reading Room and Courtyard – Competition Entry Completed...
The Children’s Library
Second Floor Plan Section through Stair Hall, Courtyard and Children’s Department
Pre-Design Visioning and Programming Sessions with Architects and Library Staff Mid-Design Reviews Construction Phase Site...
Children’s Theme Option 1:  “Fantasyland”
Children’s Theme Option 2:  “Through The Trees”
Children’s Theme Option 3:  “Water World”
Satellite Image of Metropolitan Jacksonville with Location Map
Freshwater Swamp Ecosystem Pineland Ecosystem Gopher Tortoise American Alligator Native Vegetative Ecosystems and Wildlife...
Story Room Model – Screened Porch Children’s Entrance Model - Grasses Materials Palette for Client’s Review COLLABORATIVE ...
Children’s “Through the Grasses” Entrance Children’s Department Staff Desk
Alligator Sofa in Toddler Story and Play Area Tortoise Chair Swamp Boat Reading Nook Manatee Bench
Interior and Exterior of  “Underwater” Activity Room “ Screened Porch” Children’s Theater
The Teen Library
Ground Floor Plan with Teen Area View from Popular Materials to Teen Area Adjacency that Makes Sense – Teens and PopMat
Popular Materials Area Features Music, Books and Magazines Used Often by Teens
TEENS THEME OPTIONS •  Hit the Road •  Surf’s Up •  Pop
3D Computer Framework Paper Scale Model Watercolor Rendering Construction
Abstract Ceiling Waves Unify A Collection of Unique Spaces
Technology Furnishings Reflect Current Trends in Collaborative Education
A Variety of Seating and Table Types Supports Diverse Young Adult Learning Styles
Lounge Seating Clusters allow for Casual Interactions – Libraries as Teen Community Builders
 
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Lamis World Information Congress Presentation

478 views

Published on

Presentation given at the World Library and Information Congress, Milan, August 24, 2009

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Lamis World Information Congress Presentation

  1. 1. ARCHITECTURAL INTENTIONS Children and Teens Libraries Jacksonville Main Library Jacksonville, Florida, USA Alexander P. Lamis Robert A.M. Stern Architects New York, New York
  2. 2. Satellite Aerial View of Downtown Jacksonville JMOMA Hemming Plaza St. Johns River Library Site
  3. 3. Robert A.M. Stern Architects Vitetta with Schmidt Hammer Lassen Michael Graves & Associates Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Jacksonville Library Design Competition Finalists
  4. 4. Site Plan – Competition Entry 3-Dimensional Section through Grand Reading Room and Courtyard – Competition Entry Completed New Library
  5. 5. The Children’s Library
  6. 6. Second Floor Plan Section through Stair Hall, Courtyard and Children’s Department
  7. 7. Pre-Design Visioning and Programming Sessions with Architects and Library Staff Mid-Design Reviews Construction Phase Site Visits Library Input and Team Collaboration Throughout All Phases of the Project
  8. 8. Children’s Theme Option 1: “Fantasyland”
  9. 9. Children’s Theme Option 2: “Through The Trees”
  10. 10. Children’s Theme Option 3: “Water World”
  11. 11. Satellite Image of Metropolitan Jacksonville with Location Map
  12. 12. Freshwater Swamp Ecosystem Pineland Ecosystem Gopher Tortoise American Alligator Native Vegetative Ecosystems and Wildlife Mockingbird Florida Manatee
  13. 13. Story Room Model – Screened Porch Children’s Entrance Model - Grasses Materials Palette for Client’s Review COLLABORATIVE PROCESS Throughout the extent of the design phase, RAMSA and the Jacksonville Library Staff reviewed overall planning down to the smallest details of the Interior Design of the Children’s Department to ensure that the whole team had input and decision-making responsibility for the final design.
  14. 14. Children’s “Through the Grasses” Entrance Children’s Department Staff Desk
  15. 15. Alligator Sofa in Toddler Story and Play Area Tortoise Chair Swamp Boat Reading Nook Manatee Bench
  16. 16. Interior and Exterior of “Underwater” Activity Room “ Screened Porch” Children’s Theater
  17. 17. The Teen Library
  18. 18. Ground Floor Plan with Teen Area View from Popular Materials to Teen Area Adjacency that Makes Sense – Teens and PopMat
  19. 19. Popular Materials Area Features Music, Books and Magazines Used Often by Teens
  20. 20. TEENS THEME OPTIONS • Hit the Road • Surf’s Up • Pop
  21. 21. 3D Computer Framework Paper Scale Model Watercolor Rendering Construction
  22. 22. Abstract Ceiling Waves Unify A Collection of Unique Spaces
  23. 23. Technology Furnishings Reflect Current Trends in Collaborative Education
  24. 24. A Variety of Seating and Table Types Supports Diverse Young Adult Learning Styles
  25. 25. Lounge Seating Clusters allow for Casual Interactions – Libraries as Teen Community Builders

×