Project Experience

  • Project Examples
  • International Library
  • Public Library
  • Research Library

Boston Public Library

Our library consulting process runs on two fundamentals: passion and responsibility. BPL's focus to improve staff and operations required meetings with the Union and Leadership. The art of framing the questions lies in working with the stakeholders closely. We have found that staff and leadership require open communication and a master plan that provides a genuine improvement for the public.

Babson College

To develop a timeless center of campus, you need to understand the programmatic requirements of the students, researchers and faculty. Our team interviewed faculty and students; we learned about the entrepreneur-focused curriculum and reprogramed the library to improve the user experience and improve access to academic support.

National Library of Greece

The SNF, a highly respected foundation, initiated the effort to build a new library in the City of Athens. SNF leadership believed that synthesizing library services and a downtown park would enable the Greek people and the City of Athens to increase and pursue science and education. This project met several cross-functional programs requirements - Opera/Stage, Adaptive Space, Preservation Labs, Digitization and Storage Systems. It also includes a children's library and adults reading rooms.

Bedford Public Library

The greatest places on earth value their library and their community. Bedford NH is a prime example of civic support. ACA helped the community to program and plan the new library. They incorporated the original design, picked up the building and moved this historic library to its current location. Innovative approaches to problem solving is a strength.

KAUST

It took foresight and courage to develop KAUST. The development of a new library requires crucial answers at crucial times. We worked day and night for two years, supporting the development of the academic library, and making sure it had the maximum impact on the research community. According to faculty and students, the library functions as a cultural hub extending research globally.

St. Helena South Carolina

An important sea island public library part of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor in South Carolina. This is one of the most important and beautiful libraries in the USA.

University of Maryland Severn Library / Hornbake Library

Out of this research project, a logistics program and operations models were developed. University leadership understood the need for an integrated library and at the same time protect the collective heritage of the University of Maryland.

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