Interim Library

Salem State University

ICON teamed with Ann Beha Architects under the direction of the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) to undertake a fast track renovation of the eastern end of the central campus academic building – an area partially vacant and partially used by the Facilities Department. Since the Salem State Library was closed for structural deficiencies, Central Campus was proposed as a location for an “interim” library. Providing a two story area, totaling 25,000 SF, Salem State University determined Central Campus to be suitable for the interim library use. Exterior shell renovations consist of masonry and cast stone repairs and replacement, new windows, new infill composite metal panel systems, and roof repairs. Reuse and renovation of two existing stairwells, restoration and acoustical treatment of the steel framed clerestory skylight and roof system, and new mechanical and electrical distributions were included in the renovation.

If you are interested in learning more about our library planning experience, please contact Ned Collier, Education Studio Principal.

25,000 SF