Contract - October 2016 - 67

PHOTOGRAPHY: COURTESY IIDA (TOP TWO); JOSHUA PETER ESTERHUIZEN (BOTTOM THREE); CHIA CHONG (OPPOSITE THREE)

Outstanding Historic Renovation Project
Project Charles E. Shain Library Renovation
at Connecticut College

Public Libraries
(under 30,000 square feet)

Where New London, Connecticut

Project Mill Woods Library, Seniors' Centre
and Multiculture Facility

Designer Schwartz/Silver Architects

Where Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

When it opened in 1976, the Charles E. Shain
Library (left two) exemplified the end of the Brutalist
era. With a modest budget of $60 per square foot,
Schwartz/Silver Architects executed a series of
strategic interventions to bring lightness and
vitality to the building. Existing slit windows were
enlarged and a clerestory monitor was added
above the main entrance, creating a double-height
reading room. Book stacks were consolidated to
allow for study areas along the perimeter. New
finishes and furnishings complement the original
neutral palette, and a custom wall graphic merges
Kurt Vonnegut's 1974 dedication speech with
images from the library's Chinese scroll collection.

Designer HCMA Architecture + Design
and Dub Architects

contract

Establishing a new civic hub within its suburban
context, the Mill Woods Library, Seniors' Centre
and Multiculture Facility (bottom three) in
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, is a rectangular mass
that celebrates the interplay between solid and
void. The building's upper portion, which contains
the senior center, is clad with black metal panels,
while curtain-wall glazing rises and falls to reveal
the ground-floor library's sculptural interior. An
expansive public space features a faceted ceiling
plane that accommodates both artificial and natural
light sources. A mostly neutral material palette
showcases the colors and textures of the
books themselves.



Contract - October 2016

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - October 2016

Contract - October 2016
Contents
Editorial
Industry News
Columnist: Productizing Practice: Growing Revenue Without Growing Staff
Healthcare Design Expo Product Preview
Product Focus: Haute Couture
Product Briefs
BBC Worldwide
Nixon Peabody
GLG Austin
Reconsidering the Midcentury Workplace
2016 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design
An Interview With Philip Freelon
Designers Select: Tables and Casegoods
Sources
Ad Index
For the Calhoun School in New York, FXFOWLE Reconceives Interiors With Renewed Vitality
Contract - October 2016 - Intro
Contract - October 2016 - Contract - October 2016
Contract - October 2016 - Cover2
Contract - October 2016 - 1
Contract - October 2016 - 2
Contract - October 2016 - 3
Contract - October 2016 - 4
Contract - October 2016 - 5
Contract - October 2016 - Contents
Contract - October 2016 - 7
Contract - October 2016 - 8
Contract - October 2016 - 9
Contract - October 2016 - 10
Contract - October 2016 - 11
Contract - October 2016 - 12
Contract - October 2016 - 13
Contract - October 2016 - 14
Contract - October 2016 - 15
Contract - October 2016 - 16
Contract - October 2016 - 17
Contract - October 2016 - Editorial
Contract - October 2016 - 19
Contract - October 2016 - 20
Contract - October 2016 - 21
Contract - October 2016 - Industry News
Contract - October 2016 - 23
Contract - October 2016 - Columnist: Productizing Practice: Growing Revenue Without Growing Staff
Contract - October 2016 - 25
Contract - October 2016 - Healthcare Design Expo Product Preview
Contract - October 2016 - 27
Contract - October 2016 - 28
Contract - October 2016 - 29
Contract - October 2016 - 30
Contract - October 2016 - 31
Contract - October 2016 - Product Focus: Haute Couture
Contract - October 2016 - 33
Contract - October 2016 - Product Briefs
Contract - October 2016 - 35
Contract - October 2016 - 36
Contract - October 2016 - 37
Contract - October 2016 - 38
Contract - October 2016 - 39
Contract - October 2016 - 40
Contract - October 2016 - 41
Contract - October 2016 - BBC Worldwide
Contract - October 2016 - 43
Contract - October 2016 - 44
Contract - October 2016 - 45
Contract - October 2016 - 46
Contract - October 2016 - 47
Contract - October 2016 - 48
Contract - October 2016 - 49
Contract - October 2016 - Nixon Peabody
Contract - October 2016 - 51
Contract - October 2016 - 52
Contract - October 2016 - 53
Contract - October 2016 - 54
Contract - October 2016 - 55
Contract - October 2016 - GLG Austin
Contract - October 2016 - 57
Contract - October 2016 - 58
Contract - October 2016 - 59
Contract - October 2016 - Reconsidering the Midcentury Workplace
Contract - October 2016 - 61
Contract - October 2016 - 62
Contract - October 2016 - 63
Contract - October 2016 - 2016 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design
Contract - October 2016 - 65
Contract - October 2016 - 66
Contract - October 2016 - 67
Contract - October 2016 - 68
Contract - October 2016 - 69
Contract - October 2016 - An Interview With Philip Freelon
Contract - October 2016 - 71
Contract - October 2016 - Designers Select: Tables and Casegoods
Contract - October 2016 - 73
Contract - October 2016 - Sources
Contract - October 2016 - 75
Contract - October 2016 - 76
Contract - October 2016 - 77
Contract - October 2016 - Ad Index
Contract - October 2016 - 79
Contract - October 2016 - For the Calhoun School in New York, FXFOWLE Reconceives Interiors With Renewed Vitality
Contract - October 2016 - Cover3
Contract - October 2016 - Cover4
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/202007
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/202006
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20200405
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20200203
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/202001
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201912
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201911
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/womeninbusiness_2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201909
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201908
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20190607
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/onpp-foresight_2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201905
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201904
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201903
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20190102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201812
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/womeninbusiness_2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201811
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201810
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201809
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20180708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201806
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201805
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201804
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201803
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20180102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201712
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201711
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201710
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201709
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/2017neocon
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20170708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201706
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201705
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201704
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201703
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20170102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201612
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201611
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201610
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201609
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/2016neocon
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201607
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201606
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201605
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201604
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201603
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20160102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201512
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201511
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201510
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201509
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20150708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/2015neocon
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201505
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201504
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201503
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201501
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201412
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201411
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201410
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201409
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/2014neocon
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/20140708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201406
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201405
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201404
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201403
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/iida_red2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/contract/201401
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201312
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201311
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201310
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201310_v2
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201309
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20130708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20130708_neocon_supplement
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201306
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201305
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201303
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20130102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201212
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201211
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201210
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201209
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_ncw_201208
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201208
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201206
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201205
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201204
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201203
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20120102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20111112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201110
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201109
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_2011neoconwinners
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201108
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201106
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201105
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201104
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201103
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20110102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20101112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201010
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201009
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20100708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201006
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201005
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201004
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_201003
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_20100102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200911
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200909
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200908
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200907
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200906
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200905
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200904
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200903
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200902
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nielsen/contract_200901
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com