CLIENT: City of Phoenix
DURATION: December 2007 - June 2008
SIZE: 10,800 SF
COST: 1.4 M
SCOPE: The Libary addition and remodel's main focus was to strategically add new elements that highlighted the existing design. Strategies included designing a new suspension ceiling that concealed 60% of the ceiling with openings to the existing concrete that were painted in bold colors, reframing what library patrons had seen for many decades. On the exterior the redesign exaggerated the existing aggregate concrete panel with 6-8" river rocks suspended entry canopy, highlighting the texture of the building.