NTU Architecture Subject Group

The Garden Library, Nottingham, UK

The Garden Library is a three-storey public library and
community hub located two miles away from Nottingham city centre. To create a community-focused space, the building includes areas like a roof garden, cooking class, maker spaces, and filming and music studios in addition to the usual library facilities.

Big, curved glazed areas with timber louvres are creating an inviting building from the outside and creating naturally light spaces on the inside that make the user feel connected to the surrounding nature.

The use of natural materials such as wood combined with light tones were used to create an appealing and calming environment.

Katarina Severdija
Student name
Katarina Severdija
Architectural Technology
Children Library Area

Children Library Area

The Garden Library, Nottingham, UK

RESEARCH TITLE: To what extent do BIM tools enhance recognition of potential construction defects in early design stages

Architectural Technology

The BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology course is a professionally-focused gateway to a career in the architecture industry. Students explore how buildings are created, procured, constructed and managed, and develop a practical and imaginative approach to design through a project-based learning experience.

As specialists in architectural technology, our graduates are the link between concept and reality; learning to identify, assess and challenge client and user requirements, translating ideas and possibilities into effective, practical and sustainable building solutions.

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