The New Building

a architect(s)
18 Firm schmidt, hammer, lassen,
19 Project Architect Stuart Hill
20 Type of project new building
b aims of the new building
21 Short description of the main objectives and purposes of the project To co-locate our collections of historically significant books and archives with our modern collections in a new purpose-built 21st-century learning and research environment that is open to the wider public, as well as students and staff. To move out of two buildings that were no longer suitable, one built in the 1950’s, the other in the late 1960’s.
c special features
22 Site On the western perimeter of the main Old-Aberdeen campus: see
23 Architecture Rectangular plan: steel, concrete and glass construction: glass curtain walling: BREEAM excellent award: fully accessible.