Herman B Wells Library
Location: Indiana University | Bloomington, IN
Size: 17,045 square feet
Designed to support multiple processes and functions, the Indiana University Scholars’ Commons space stimulates the journey from curiosity to discovery to completion.
Researchers, whether faculty, staff, or students, come first in this space. The library serves as an academic hub that offers easy access to experts with supportive technology for every stage of scholarship. With a variety of individual and collaborative spaces, users can thrive in the area that best suits their needs. Scholars’ Commons easily adapts to each researcher and is optimized for technology ranging from laptops and mobile devices to the multi-screen visualization or IQ Wall.
Aimed at enhancing productivity and comfort, open computer desking systems, lounge areas, and various study tables surround a core cluster of high tech consultation rooms.
Featured in the American School and University Magazine for “Outstanding Designs – Libraries and Media Centers” – Educational Interiors Showcase 2016
2015 IIDA Indiana Runner Up – K-12 and Higher Education
Services: Architecture & Interior Design