Topic: Library

Central Library Now Home to Cloud 901

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 16th, 2015 - A ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday morning for the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library’s new state-of-the-art teen learning lab, named Cloud 901. LRK was honored to be a part of the project team. Read more

Central Library Breaks Ground for Teen Lab Space and Unveils New Name

Posted by Sophorn Kuoy on February 19th, 2015

The Daily News – On February 4, the Central Library held a groundbreaking for their new state-of-the-art learning lab for teens. Rebecca Courtney, principal in charge of interiors at LRK, worked with Margaret Sullivan of Margaret Sullivan Studio, “leading designer of teen spaces in libraries,” to design the teen lab space. Read more.

Central Library Preparing to Open New Teen Learning Lab Space

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on October 21st, 2014

The Daily News - Expectations for today's libraries are changing across the board, and LRK is currently working on a new learning lab in the Memphis Central Library that is being designed specifically for teenagers. Read more.

LRK Honored to Receive Six Tennessee ASID Design Awards

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on October 17th, 2014

LRK is honored to have received six awards at the Tennessee ASID Design Awards ceremony on October 10, 2014.  Talis Park (Naples, FL), the West Osceola Branch Library (Celebration, FL), and Waterset Welcome Center (Tampa, FL) were First Place winners. The National Civil Rights Museum Administration Building (Memphis, TN) and the LIFT Wellness Center (Jackson, TN) received Merit awards, while the Waterset Welcome Center was also named Best in Show!  

Memphis Central Library will get $2M Teen Learning Lab

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 19th, 2014

Memphis Business Journal - Construction is beginning on a new 8,300-square-foot Teen Learning Lab in the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library. LRK is the architect. Read more.

Memphis Public Library Voted Most Beautiful

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 15th, 2014

The LRK-designed Memphis Public Library & Information Center won "Best in Show" during a recent nationwide online photography contest!  Awards will be presented during National Library Week, April 13-19.