When: Friday, Feb 03 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: ICTC Caledon

Days: Friday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Governance. Subjects: Design and Library Building.


Enhance your confidence to lead your library building project with this two-part program that provides an overview of the importance of constructive communication with design professionals.

A well-informed client knows how to use various tools to describe a library’s functional needs and to organize data that are integral to a designer’s understanding of her client’s requirements. Learn the theory behind the use of these tools and why they are essential to communicate with design professionals.

The Library Building Program Document is your key communication tool to help successfully navigate your project. Discover the components of a building program. Learn why and how to gather the data required to address the needs of your users and staff.

Gain hands-on experience. Create a “Bubble Diagram”; fill out an “Adjacency Requirement Chart” and learn the details needed to complete “Room Data Sheets.” Learn the basics of translating needs to design requirements.

– Understand the elements that comprise and the value and importance of the Library Building Program Document and how it is used to communicate their library’s requirements to design professionals.
– Appreciate the critical role data gathering plays in completing a library building Preliminary Architectural Program.
– Learn skills to produce visual tools to communicate with design professionals.


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