The renovated Kingsgate Library is celebrating its reopening on Saturday, April 30th, at 9:30am. The original KCLS library opened in 1973. We started design work for its renovation in 2013. Saturday will be the first day it is reopened to the public since its closure last year for construction. Please join us in celebrating. The […]
The entire ceiling is now installed. Lights studies by Integrated Design Lab were made to ensure the slat configuration and thus daylighting was comfortable for reading and working in both overcast and sunny conditions.
The wood ceiling is ready to go up! This will be a gently curving ceiling that filters light. You can see more updates through the KCLS website here. The library is expected to finish early this spring.
View into the new and improved meeting room – full height and clerestory windows bring in a lot more light than before! All existing windows will be enlarged along the perimeter to bring in more light. A ceiling is added in the existing, double-height volume to not only house all the new mechanical systems the […]
For the past few months, Kingsgate Library has been shedding its outdated systems and old interior in hopes for new ones. Though the library will be the same size and shape, it will feel much larger. The meeting room for example, pictured below, will have new clerestory windows, bringing in a lot more light and […]