ARLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Comprehensive Studio - UTA - Summer '13
Professor Bijan Youssefzadeh
Student Khang Nguyen
An anonymous philanthropist has donated a large sum of money to the City of Arlington for the construction of a new public library. The donor has requested that the new library to be programmed and constructed with the latest cutting edge technologies to meet the challenges of 21st century. She would like the new library to be equally as voluminous, rich, and diverse as the Dallas Public Library. Her plan is to increase the volume of the books (hard copies + e-books) by at least 400%. Given that she is an environmentalist- also a very good businesswoman, she would like the new library to be a net-zero energy building and to include some retail store.