This infographic outlines the elements of the project objective for the reimagined spaces at Wollongong Campus Library, with the overarching objective to create a student-centric design.
UOW Vision taken from the McKinnon Walker Trust Report: “…to welcome a modernisation of education in the 21st century.”
allows users to reconfigure and tailor the space for different purposes at different times
provides a variety of settings for different types of work.
encourages spontaneous interaction, collaboration and sharing of ideas
brings people together from different parts of the campus
removes the barrier between students and staff.
supports users’ needs beyond studying, such as relaxation and interaction
is connected to natural light and the outdoors
provides a safe and secure environment for users 24/7
allows users to use the space comfortably in a long period of time through the provision of amenities, like kitchenette, and a place for having some downtime.
allows everyone to ‘feel at home’ when they use the space
ensures all users have equal access to the different types of spaces provided, amenities and access to natural light and view
is designed to support the needs of minority groups.
encourages people to adjust their behaviour according to the purpose of the space through types of furniture, visual cues and spatial configuration
is easy to navigate with movement between spaces occurring as seamlessly as possible.
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