Knights Park LRC highly commended in UK Library Design Awards


Knights Park LRC, a development that Watts Project Managed, has recently been highly commended in the UK Library Design Awards.

The SCONUL Library Design Awards are held every three years. There are two categories, based on the size of the project and the Dame Elizabeth Esteve-Coll Centre was highly commended in the category for libraries under 2,000 sqm. The judging panel said:

“The award is made for a new build which sensitively and imaginatively incorporates an original 1930’s building, retaining many of the original features and using them to enhance the space which works both aesthetically and functionally. This sustainable solution to a space problem places the Learning Resource Centre firmly at the centre of the campus and embedded into teaching practice."

“Meticulous planning and attention to detail have gone into the project demonstrating the sense of ownership and dedication of the staff involved. The needs of students and staff on this campus have been amply met, as has the aim of blurring the boundaries between study and work in the creative industries and professions.”

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