Address need for greater stock and seating capacity while also meet demand for 24/7 capability, ubiquitous wifi, more end-user power supply, teaching rooms and a range of student space from the social to the silent.
Located in Maynooth Ireland’s only University town, the campus is divided by a road into north and south with the library in the centre acting as a nexus. The campus hosts two institutions – National University of Ireland, Maynooth and St. Patrick’s College Maynooth and the library serves both..
The extension is based on a precast concrete grid of 6.5 metres. There is a glass twin wall system on the upper floors. The building complies with all access and safety regulations including for example the provision for a mothering room. The building has a range of green features including water attenuation tanks, seeded roof, smart lighting. A virtual fly through can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKaiUGm6m8U
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Scott Tallon Walker
In 2012 there were 330 000 volumes.