Through a strategy of reusing materials and maintaining the existing layout, Spowers has transformed the Chadstone campus library in Victoria. With strong input from end-users, the fit-out is a model of sustainable and conscientious design.
Welcoming all walks of life, Aesop has turned its Fitzroy and Paddington stores into Queer Libraries to align with Australia’s Pride festivities.
Part library, part theatre, Pinghe Bibliotheater by OPEN Architecture presents an ocean of knowledge for students of Qingpu Pinghe International School in Shanghai, China.
Tipped to become Australia’s most densely populated precinct, Sydney’s Green Square required a truly memorable gesture for its community hub. The Library and Plaza redefines the meaning of architectural literacy with its incredibly visual and graphic structures. And it also happened to snag INDE Gold in The Learning Space category, partnered with Living Edge.
As the 2019 INDE.Awards entries get ready to close, we take a look back at a colourful and futuristic library refurbishment that received an Honourable Mention for The Learning Space at the 2018 INDE.Awards.
Traditionally libraries have been a civic heart, a place that welcomes people of all backgrounds. For Cobram Library and Learning Centre, CohenLeigh set about bringing community back.
How do spaces for children differ from spaces for adults? Muxin Studio creates a cosy children’s library in Shanghai where fused spaces are comfortably scaled for little ones and choreographed to suit learning and play, introverted and extroverted activities.
There is a lot that can be learnt from architecture books, but even more so from architecture itself. Quaine Library, designed by Branch Studio Architects, introduces students to architectural thinking, whether they know it or not.
GroupGSA creates a multimodal and creative space—North Fitzroy Library and Community Hub project—for the inner city Melbourne.
In the effort to improve our comparative educational standards, the Australian A+D community is becoming more involved in creating a new culture of learning country-wide.