Library

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Reference

Envelope

Walls

  • Requirements
    • 2 walls
  • Design / Selection
    • Ideas
      • Reuse: wood
    • Design
      • East Wall (movable)
        • book cases (8ft high x Xft long)
          • floor waste planks horizontal on back
          • used wood for shelves
      • South Wall (movable)
        • book cases (8ft high x Xft long)
          • floor waste planks horizontal on back
          • used wood for shelves
  • Rationale
    • maximize
      • reuse
      • durability / flexibility

Floors

  • Requirements
    • durability for high traffic
  • Design Selection
    • Standard historic section used wood on sleepers flooring
    • Do we want this another color / type of wood?
  • Rationale
    • reuse
    • durability
    • ability to heat via radiant flooring

Ceiling

  • Requirements
    • 1 hour fire rating
    • thermal rating of > 60R
    • durability
    • sound deadening
    • fit above the top of window arch
  • Ideas
    • none
  • Design
    • Layer I cellulose (new) sealed in with polyiso (2") screwed to joists
    • Layer II - drywall (fire rated) screwed to joists and taped
    • painted (flat) (research)
    • 60R = 2" polyiso + 11"cellulose + 2" polyiso = 12R + 44R + 12R = 68R (reduce for joists by 5R)
  • Rationale
    • fire rating
    • thermal
    • durability
    • sound deadening


Appointments / Furniture

Desk

  • Requirements
    • Seating for 6+
    • feel welcome
    • easy to access information
  • Design / Selection
    • Ideas:
    • Design
      • Seating
        • Chairs - used
      • Work Table
        • 3.5ft x 8ft
        • used wood table / large door
      • Rug
        • used rug on floor top define space
  • Rationale
    • comfortable to work

Equipment?

  • printer?
  • public pc


Electrical

Lighting

  • Requirements
    • code: 30fc
    • minimize energy
    • durability / life of bulb (low usage)
    • adequate light
  • Design / Selection
    • Controls
      • switches (dimmers)
    • Design (more research required)
      • pendants over the library table
  • Rationale
    • energy efficiency
    • reuse

Outlets

  • Requirements
    • outlets required for PC's
  • Design / Selection
    • 4 outlets under/in library table
  • Rationale
    • safety...no cords
    • future flexibility