Art and architecture students in new libraries: the UEL experience

Preece, Judith; McDonald, Andrew
October 2007
Art Libraries Journal;2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p17
Academic Journal
The Docklands campus of the University of East London (UEL) is located in one of the fastest-growing regeneration areas in the UK. It is also one of the most dramatic and visually stunning new libraries in the sector. Good communication with everyone involved in the planning and design process was crucial to the success of the building. The design, the engineering, the widely varying subject areas supported, the dynamics of the library staff and the quality of the external bodies involved, all contribute to the whole. For art and architecture students the large clean space has meant that they are once again able to use the library in a creative way.


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