Author Archive: Peter Gisolfi

(Top) Darien (Conn.) Library glass-enclosed atrium and staircase. (Bottom) The library's entryway. (Photo: Robert Mintzes)

Melding Minds to Make a Library

October 8, 2013

The first step is to form a building committee that represents various constituencies: political representatives of the wider community, the library board of trustees, the professional staff, frequent library users, interested citizens, and donors. All have vital ideas and opinions. The design process involves analyzing the physical and cultural setting for the building, preparing a … Continue reading Melding Minds to Make a Library