Information Services Building

University of Wales, Bangor

The existing science library at Bangor occupied a linear 1930s school building. This project involved extensive refurbishment of the old school building to contain the book stacks, and the construction of a new rooftop extension linking it to the existing 1970s computer building.  This enabled the formation of a united Information Services Centre.

A central drum-shaped lightwell was created as part of the refurbishment and extension works to brings natural light to lower levels and create a strong focus for the complex