UPenn Education Commons wins ALA / IIDA Library Interior Design Awards

April 29, 2014


The UPenn Education Commons’s “loungescape” has was recently announced as the winner of the 2014 ALA / IIDA Library Interior Design Awards – Honorable Mention, Academic Libraries under 30,000 SF. This library transforms a space beneath the bleachers of Franklin Field Stadium into a wired, flexible library that is unified through a suspended acoustic “cloud” that programs learning zones and insulates the new library from the cheers of sports fan above.