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Furniture for the Reading Rooms

And finally, for the Reading Rooms, we are happy to share with you photos of the table (one of several variations) and chair selected following the tender process. The table is by Steelcase and the “Sayl Chair” is designed by Herman… Continue Reading →

Furniture coming to the Zero Noise / Friends of the Library room

  Great care went into choosing furniture for the Webster Transformation, but special attention was paid to the furniture for the Friends of the Library Room (outlined in green above) because of its very nature. The Friends of the Library Room… Continue Reading →

A glimpse at the furniture coming to the Collaboration Space

The Collaboration Space is located around the main Atrium on LB3 East. Only the Collaboration Space on the East side is currently being renovated as indicated by the orange rectangle below. It will include 3 fully-equipped Group Study Rooms and… Continue Reading →

Moving our collections

Prisma was awarded the contract to install the new black frames for the shelving on LB3 East. Most of the installation was done during the Construction Holiday to facilitate their work. Should everything go according to plan, books in the… Continue Reading →

Art in the Atrium

To be ready in time for Phase 2 (the renovation of the entire 5th floor) of the Webster Transformation which started right after the Construction Holiday, on August 2nd, the Library had to make plans to protect the art in… Continue Reading →

Sneak peek of LB3

Renovations are nearing completion on LB3 East. We’re looking forward to opening this brand new part of the Webster Library this fall.

A “sign” of the times

Webster Library gave the mandate to a consulting firm specialized in institutional signage to develop a concept consistent with and appropriate for this special Transformation. The new signage will convey the many messages users decode each time they analyse a… Continue Reading →

Phase 2 (LB5) starting soon

The contractor will be starting Phase 2 of the Webster Library Transformation as soon as possible. Phase 2 will consist of the renovation of the entire fifth floor. LB5 East will include the graduate students’ rooms and two additional study rooms… Continue Reading →

Phase 1: Close to completion

Construction work is progressing according to schedule in LB3 East and in the future classrooms on LB3 West (rooms 320 and 322). Construction for the ventilation, plumbing, architectural and electrical work for Phase 1 is now completed. Walls are being… Continue Reading →

Living walls coming to the Webster Library

The Transformation project will introduce a vertical landscaping system throughout the Webster Library.  Nine panels of landscaping will be distributed on all four floors of the library.  They will provide a better indoor air quality, promote occupants’ wellbeing, enhance the… Continue Reading →

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