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.
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.