University of Leeds

These images were taken at the new Laidlaw Library, recently opened in July 2015.

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IMG_1303Open to to the public as well as staff and students, a Caffe Nero, not a franchise but the first outlet seen on a university campus.

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Hive booth seating from Connections

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Large LCD screens for the booths!

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Single tables pushed together…

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These pendant lights have a colour changing LED bulb, with quality wood panelling as part of the acoustic treatment

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More acoustic treatment

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Service risers discreetly hidden in this Print Zone, with sink in the corner

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Draughtsman chairs for working at counter height, with integral waste disposal

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Spacious curved desking

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Curved desking with 13amp plug sockets

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These high back single seats have a city view

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Single seats for a view and space to reflect

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Behind these seats is the quiet study area

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Draughtsman chairs for working at counter height

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Good to see artwork on many internal walls

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Aesthetic choice of portrait orientation of digital signage

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Unfinished concrete throughout

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View of new roof garden with two beehives

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One of the bridges with seating for students

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Group study area, a fair amount of furniture here compared to other floors

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