Lake Forest College, Donnelley and Lee Library Renovation and Expansion
Lake Forest, IL | 2004
The award-winning Donnelley and Lee Library renovation and addition establishes a new academic identity for Lake Forest College. The 45,000 s.f. renovation and 27,000 s.f addition transform the original library into a vibrant technological and educational resource. providing a flexible and interactive learning environment. The building was constructed with few fixed walls to allow spaces to be reconfigured as programmatic needs evolve. Instructional computer labs and a full-service IT department educate patrons about the use of technology within the library. A 24-hour cafe and computer lab provide space for casual gatherings and give students complete flexibility in their study schedules. Brightly colored interiors, glass-walled group study rooms and a two-story lobby encourage creative collaborative work and foster a sense of intellectual possibility.
- Square Footage: 72,000 s.f.
- Construction Cost: $14,000,000
- > Awards
Shepley Bulfinch TeamGeoffrey Freeman
- 2007 Bronze Award - Excellence in Masonry Illinois Indiana Masonry Council