Client: New York Public Library
Architect: 1100 Architects
The Children’s Library and Discovery Center in Queens, New York, is a two story, 22,000 sq ft space that is part library, part discovery museum. Milder Office installed worktables and computer stations to suit individual and group pursuits.
Milder library shelving and book displays were customized to integrate whiteboard displays, pin surfaces, and benches as part of the interactive science displays.
The area includes our library display shelves, that are open to both sides, with (custom) integrated bench.
Library tables with built in power and data ports are installed throughout the library, as well as
book carousels, and periodical display stands (with built in storage).
MIT Linguistics + Philosophy Library
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.
Stuyvesant High School Library
Client: New York City Department of Education Architect: HMA2
The Boaz R. Weinstein Library renovation, headed by architects HMA2 provided a much upgraded library space to the Stuyvesant community. The library offers a unique study spaces for the students, including a communal study area, computer research area, lecture space and lounge. Milder Office designed a bench with a shelf behind the backrest to accommodate students’ books and bags. The benches are easily moved to support a range of activities and events at the library.
Milder Office furniture for the project includes upright lecture tables, standing height computer stations, bookcases, work tables, and cafe tables.
HMA2 specified Marmoleum laminate throughout.