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Building the 21st Century Library: Reflections on a Project Completed

Wed, Feb 05, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Join us for the final installment of our Building the 21st Century Library series. Presented in collaboration with the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, this series of programs has explored the theoretical constructs and material processes leading up to the August 2019 opening of Temple’s new Charles Library. This final program will celebrate the completed Charles Library with reflections from those who were part of the building process.

Panelists and moderators include:

  • Margaret Carney, university architect at Cornell and former university architect at Temple

  • Michael Cotton, project manager and senior architect at Snøhetta

  • Elliot Felix, founder of brightspot 

  • Joe Lucia, dean of Temple University Libraries

  • Julia Mullin, associate director of construction at Temple

  • Greg Raschke, senior vice provost and director of the NC State University Libraries

  • Kristin Shiffert, project architect for Stantec

  • Kate Wingert-Playdon, associate dean and director of Architecture of Environmental Design at Temple

Programs offered by Temple University Libraries are accessible to people with disabilities. Please contact Richie Holland, Director of Library Administration, at richieh@temple.edu or 215-204-3455 for more information, to request an accommodation, or with questions/concerns.

Charles Library

Event Space Room 102
1900 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122