Kirkwood Library

New Construction

Project Type


Project Description

Preconstruction and construction services for new library including:

  • Oval-shaped meeting room
  • Expanded collections area
  • Designated areas for children and young adults
  • Reading room
  • Connecting to new Emergency Medical Services building
  • Computer sections for adults and children

Sustainable features include:

  • Cedar sun shade to allow outside viewing while controlling solar gain and harvesting daylight
  • Recyclable carpet tiles
  • Low water-use plumbing features
  • Celestial windows in adult and children’s areas


Award of Merit - Delaware Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
International Architecture Award - The Chicago Athenaeum

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New Castle County

ikon 5 / Studio JAED Architects

Wilmington, New Castle, DE

Square Feet
22,500 square feet

Construction Time
14 months

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