Bryn Mawr College – Rhys Carpenter Library


New Construction

Project Type

Higher Education

Project Description

Addition and renovation to the existing library, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, included the following:

  • Two floors built underground with glass atrium above grade
    • Irrigation system, topsoil, and grass on roof
    • Lecture halls
    • Study carrels
    • Seminar rooms
    • Stationary and mobile stacks
    • Reading room
    • Archival storage
  • Reconstructed plaza area
  • Renovation of existing facility
    • New lecture hall
    • Renovated stacks
    • Renovated offices
    • Additional study carrels

Awards

Award of Excellence - National Associated Builders and Contractors

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Owner
Bryn Mawr College

Architect
Henry I. Myerberg Architects

Location
Bryn Mawr, PA

Square Feet
33,000 square feet - addition
10,000 square feet - renovation

Construction Time
29 months

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