A central block contains the book stacks
, arranged in a rectangular spiral around a shallow ramp which meanders up through the building.
Caption: A new Long Room will have a five-story wall of browsable book stacks
and meeting rooms.
This placement, along with relocating the low book stacks
near the desk, realigning the tall stacks in perimeter areas with sight lines from the desk, and using full-height glass for the new partitions, allows staff to see and monitor all areas of the library from the central desk.
Although the book wall represents only a small portion of the library's collection, which mostly resides in traditional book stacks
, it's an architectural feature that vividly conveys the concept of books as the heart of the library.
This enabled him to provide ease of navigation along the length of the spiralling book stacks
, while also giving opportunity for more accidental forms of wandering via a series of radial axes that fan out from the central control point on the first floor.
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was contracted to provide the fittings and the book stacks
for the new library.
The second floor would have male and female reading rooms, a reference room, a staff room, a foyer, a librarians office and 20 to 25 book stacks
, the International Security Assistance (ISAF) said on Friday.
Along the south side of the main reading room, near the enormous glass wall looking out into the great heritage trees and the Florida native landscape, several sets of tables and chairs, almost concealed by the book stacks
, promise privacy and quiet.
It's hard to believe that being stuck between book stacks
all day is really worse than tackling yobs or fending for yourself in front of a classroom full of primary school children with attention deficit disorder.
Numerous book stacks
, a fifth-floor addition, and a mechanical penthouse would create significantly greater loads.
The book stacks
in the old Eugene Public Library are gone, replaced by work stations for engineers.