Technical Information

a floor area (24-35)
24 Total gross floor area 2462 sq. metres
divided into
25 Open access services 1281 sq. metres
special rooms for (26-29)
26 Audiovisual
27 Computers
28 Special collections
29 Seminar room(s) 185 sq. metres
special activities (30-32)
30 Exhibition space
31 Lecture hall
32 Public refreshments 31 sq. metres
33 Administration and staff areas 202 sq. metres
34 Closed access stacks
35 Circulations areas (corridors, stairs, lifts), toilets, technical rooms, etc. 763 sq. metres
36 Further information Two public levels, a landscaped patio on the ground floor.
37 Number of reader seats (total) 423
divided into
38 Audiovisual
39 Computers 20
40 Seminar room(s) 90
41 Regular 313
b total potential capacity of shelving
42 Books and periodicals (total) 1400 linear metres
43 Open access stacks 1400 linear metres
44 Closed access stacks none
45 Compact shelving
46 Audiovisual materials
47 Other
48 Number of staff required to operate the new library 7 [7,2 full time equivalent (9 agents)]
c mechanical features
49 Ventilation/Air Conditioning Ventilation, no air conditioning
50 Heating Collective heating (natural gas). Heating by the ground (part of the ground floor, and first floor) or by radiators.
51 Lighting The light is appropriate for each space and can be activated by a detector of presence.
52 Acoustics Acoustic ceiling in reading rooms, to muffle the possible noise pollutions and create an atmosphere convenient for work.
53 Lifts, elevators, escalators One lift, reserved to library’s agent and handicapped.
54 Book transportation system none
55 Theft detection RFID
56 Building management system
57 Type of IT infrastructure
58 Other