Sustainable Community Development Initiative

Mary Idema Pew Library

Mary IDPew

Seeking LEED Platinum Certification

Planned: 150,000 sq.ft.

Estimated Completion: Fall 2013

Allendale Campus

Website: www.gvsu.edu/library/newbuilding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planned Features:

  • Concourse with an atrium that extends up three floors
  • Multipurpose Auditorium with capacity for over 80 people
  • Exhibition space
  • Knowledge Market that will house peer coaching and mentoring services in the areas of researching, writing and presenting
  • 2 bibliographic training rooms
  • 2 reading rooms
  • IT Help Desk 
  • Café with seating for nearly 100 people
  • Approximately 20 collaborative work areas allowing for private, group work
  • Open, browsable shelves with space for 150,000 books
  • State of the art automated storage and retrieval for up to 600,000 books

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