Space Planning

How to Select Durable Furniture for Your Library

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
When choosing furniture for your library, you will want to scrutinize the materials and construction methods used, so that you can assess its long-term durability.

Lessons for Libraries from Retail Space Planners

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Murphy condenses lessons learned from a pre-conference at ULA-MPLA 2008 titled "Extreme Library Makeover". Includes a discussion of accessibility issues, displays that attract the reader's eye, and how to create entrances that draw people into your building.

Library Design Tips for the 21st Century

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Here are a few practical and simple tips that consistently lead to the most successful projects, whether planning a new building, an expansion, renovation, or a simple re-vamp.