Client: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Architect: Map Lab
The Department of Linguistics and Philosophy library is a small, practical space furnished with Milder Office Library Shelving and offering study and lounge spaces for reading and study. A clever mix of single and double sided shelving was used to partition the space.
Durability is especially important in high traffic installations such as libraries, our Library Shelving has full length aluminum pipes to protect edges and corners.
Reading nook with side table. A bridge connects two library shelves to serve as counters (custom).
Lockable storage keep rare books secure but accessible.
Double sided library shelving feature a back stop.
MIT Tech Review
Architect: C & J Katz Architects
The MIT Tech Review’s offices offer a space that is responsive to the varied needs of its staff, from private offices, to an art room, to a newsroom hub’ that offers privacy without the cubicle. The newsroom, the anchor of this open floor plan, support easy flow and connections throughout the space through clever placement ‘L’ shaped units that integrate a single pedestal workstation with storage unit. Varying partition heights allow for longer sightlines while maintaining some privacy.
The MIT Tech Review art room includes large tables to display magazine proofs.
Private office with two single pedestal workstations.
Glass markerboards for use at small group meeting, and partitions the team from the adjoining workstations.
Custom designed for MITTR these units integrate a single pedestal workstation with storage unit. Varying partition heights allow for longer sightlines while maintaining some privacy.
Cafe tables with pedestal base, and square or round tops, are available in a variety sizes and finishes. The melanin film-faced plywood is available in a variety of colors including: natural birch (clear), red, blue, yellow, blue, and dark brown. High pressure laminate is also available.
Customization is our strength, let us know if you have particular size requirements. The standard height is 29″.
Round cafe tables with pedestal. Custom high pressure laminates are available.
Milder Library Shelving offers a modern look with brushed aluminum verticals and the exposed edge of the pre-finished plywood. Shelving units are available in single and double sided and can be used to create walls and enclosures within a larger space
The system is designed with durability in mind; the aluminum verticals serve to protect against dings and chips in high traffic areas.
Each unit has three fixed shelves, with the rest being adjustable. Additional options include doors, locks and inset lighting.
Single and double sided library shelving
Secure storage for rare books
Create intimate spaces within the open plan
Have an idea? We can adapt our system to bring it to life.