Tenley-Friendship Library

A view of the building entrance at night.

A view of the main corridor with reading and stack areas to the right.

The children’s library area. T5 fluorescents are integrated into the structural support members and indirectly illuminate the ceiling without any socket shadows.

A view of the reading and stack area.

Copper-colored exterior vertical fins help to modulate the amount of natural light entering the interior.

Cantilevered T5 stacklights provide vertical illumination all the way down to the bottom shelf. Seventy percent of the lights are typically dimmed or turned off during the day due to the amount of available natural light.

An exterior view of the building.

The library entrance.

Daylight control zones in the upper reading rooms relate to daylight contributions from the façade and the atrium.

The main floor of the library.

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