Lakeside Study Room  

Bond University, Queensland  

Wilson Architects was engaged to transform an area of existing administrative offices into an extension of the Library study areas on Level 4 of Bond University Main Library. The existing study spaces on Level 4 is expanded with a silent study room for over 80 students, with spectacular elevated views of the lake and water feature, the central focus point for the campus.

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 The brief required the maximum number of seats whilst preserving the significant views from this library study space. A high level of acoustic separation from the existing group study rooms, lifts and circulation paths was an important consideration. The addition of extensive areas of timber battened wall treatments provides a degree of acoustic absorption that maintains this large study room as a comfortable and inviting silent study venue for students, including access to power, USB charging points at all desks and wifi throughout for charging and connecting mobile devices.

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Complete 2015

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Key Personnel
Brent Hardcastle, Sophie Lorenz, Georgina Russell

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