DESIGN YOUR LIBRARY PROJECT- The World Book Day 2016
Dr. Walaa M. Metwally
Team workgroups of students worked in designing project in the courseARCH251 Construction Technology 1 to develop a section in PSU library for Interior Design & Architecture students.
First project: (Designer’s Easy library) aims to make the process of finding a book or reference easier and quicker for interior design & architecture students, the design concept based on When the user enters the library, she will find a touch screen that has guide for ID & ARCH books, and also she will find the desired book, led lighting on the shelf containing the book will lighten up. So the user is aided by a visual guide.
Second project: (Digital Library) aims to make a digital library that allows easy access to book, education, and allow the students to find their needed book easily. The design concept based on having a digital library that combines between softcopies and hardcopies
Third project: (Book Station) aims to carry out the knowledge that brought up in the library books outside the library. They try to present their idea throw two concepts:
1 )Indoor book station
- design an interior public space that can be set anywhere at the University, a calm and comfortable place
Fourth project: (Designer sources) this project aims to Make reading about architecture more interesting. Helpful lover of books seeks position as clerk at ABC Bookstore to provide outstanding customer service to fellow readers and maintain a clean, this library will include history, construction, structure, landscape, buildings surveying, art and architecture, human factors, built environment, photography, houses, and hotels.
The concept design based on the color the covers of the books so the color of the books to catch and attract readers when they enter the library and make the search more convenient. it will be each kind of books has one color also color the floor depends on
And the last project: (The open book) this project aims to provide a comfortable environment for the readers, and let them to receive information unintentionally and easily and it will prove that reading is more fun than people think. The design concept based on the student don’t usually open the book and read, so it is chance to take the information from the open book, and offer them some knowledge with relaxation.