Upgrades to Curtin University's library to begin in 2019

Upgrades to Curtin University's library to begin in 2019
Upgrades to Curtin University's library to begin in 2019

Curtin University’s Library is undergoing a $60 million refurbishment.

The refurbishment includes a large atrium and auditorium-style study stairs.

It is part of the plan to modernise the building in time for its 50th anniversary.

National architecture firm Hames Sharley is working with international partner Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects to deliver the design plan

The TL Robertson Library is the busiest building on Curtin’s Perth Campus with two million visits a year, which includes members of the wider community.

"The re-design focuses on preserving the building’s iconic brutalist architecture and creating additional internal spaces spanning more than 2000 sqm to facilitate informal learning, knowledge sharing and collaboration across the University,” Professor Terry said. 

Construction is expected to start later in 2019 and will be staged to ensure the library remains open throughout all stages of works.

The TL Robertson Library will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2022.

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