This post is written by Jesse Vestermark, Architecture and Environmental Design Librarian. Featured image: A future library envisioned by Claire Joseph.
In December 2013, I received and unusual request from Professor Richard Beller, an Architecture faculty member I have worked with in the past. He didn’t (necessarily) need me to help his students find resources on the design of libraries. Instead, he wanted me and a handful of my library colleagues to help advise his twenty or so third-year students in ARCH 353 Architectural Design 3.3 (Lab) through the process of designing a public library for Oakland, California for the year 2030. Read more