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2010 music faculty presentation

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2010 music faculty presentation

  1. 1. New Bodleian Library Refurbishment 9 March 2010 ‘A storehouse of knowledge … an engine for scholarship: Modernising the Bodleian Library’
  2. 2. 2 Client Brief Key Objectives: - Safeguarding the collections - Modernising research facilities - Promoting the collections for wider understanding
  3. 3. 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. 4. 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. 5. 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. 6. 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. 7. Giles Gilbert-Scott
  8. 8. Broad Street – as existing
  9. 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. 10. Existing View from Sheldonian
  11. 11. New Bodleian – Concept
  12. 12. Ground Floor Public Areas – Perspective Section
  13. 13. Site Plan
  14. 14. Forming the entrance – Proposed Perspective View from Broad Street - West
  15. 15. Forming the entrance – South Faç ade Proposed
  16. 16. Forming the entrance – Proposed Steps and South Colonnade
  17. 17. Forming the entrance – Proposed Steps and South Colonnade
  18. 18. Forming the entrance – Proposed Perspective View from Broad Street - East
  19. 19. Ground Floor Public Areas – Perspective View of Proposed Entrance Hall
  20. 20. Ground Floor Public Areas – Perspective View of Proposed Exhibition Gallery
  21. 21. Ground Floor Public Areas – Perspective View of Proposed Seminar / Auditorium
  22. 22. Level H – Ground Floor Plan - Reader Access Areas
  23. 23. Reader Access Areas - Original Photos of Existing East Entrance, Corridor and Vestibule
  24. 24. Reader Access Areas – Proposed East Corridor
  25. 25. Reader Access Areas – Proposed East Corridor
  26. 26. Reader Access Areas – Perspective View of Refurbished East Corridor
  27. 27. Reader Access Areas – Perspective View of Refurbished Parks Road Lobby
  28. 28. Level F – First Floor Plan - Reader Access Areas – General Enquiries
  29. 29. Reader Access Areas – Perspective View of Proposed General Enquiries
  30. 30. Reader Access Areas – Perspective View of Proposed General Enquiries
  31. 31. Reader Access Areas - Original Photos of First Floor Catalogue Room and Reading room
  32. 32. Reader Access Areas - Original Photo of First Floor Catalogue Room
  33. 33. Reader Access Areas - Proposed Refurbished Reading Rooms 1 & 2
  34. 34. Reader Access Areas - Existing Photo of former Catalogue Room
  35. 35. Reader Access Areas – Proposed Perspective View of Refurbished Reading Room 1
  36. 36. Preservation and refurbishment of Reading Room
  37. 37. Study Centre - Proposed Perspective View from East
  38. 38. Study Centre - Proposed Perspective View from West
  39. 39. Reader Access Areas – Reading room 3 – Perspective view
  40. 40. Section – G-G - Basement Bookstack Areas
  41. 41. Level L - Basement -3 Plan
  42. 42. Level K - Basement -2 Plan
  43. 43. Level J - Basement -1 Plan
  44. 44. ‘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

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