Our newest initiative is the introduction of Inluxe Studio which is an online 3D Acoustic Panel Visualiser. The tool allows Architects & Designers to identify what patterns and finish options are available for their preferred acoustic panel from within Atkar Group’s Infinity panel range.
Quiet, hushed whispers, padded footsteps and ‘please be quiet’ signage – these are the usual suspects of a library space. But the brief received by ARM Architecture for the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre was something slightly different.
“The librarians’ brief was for a contemporary people environment. That means moving away from the traditional model of a library as a quiet and meditative study environment to one that celebrates community interactions and exchange,” says Andrea Wilson, Principal at ARM Architecture.
The multi award-winning building references and pays homage to some of the great domed reading rooms throughout history – the State Library of Victoria being one that comes to mind – yet it reimagines what a library of the 21st century could be.