Science, Industry & Business Library*
New York, NY
New York Public Library
public circulating and research library in landmarked building.
Storage for collection of over 1.5 million books, open-shelf reference,
50,000 sq. ft. library-administration offices, 125-seat conference
center and 60 seat electronic training center. Multiple phase,
fast-track design and construction. Flexible design to accommodate
emerging technologies. Multiple public-agency approval, including
DASNY and NYC, NYS, and US governments. Private and public funding.
AIA NYC Merit Award, 2001
National AIA/ALA Buildings Award, 1997
Architectural Record Interiors Award, 1997
*Jacob Alspector served as Senior Associate in charge while at Gwathmey Siegel