Past Construction Projects

Butler Library

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ABOUT THIS PROJECT:
Butler Library, Columbia University's flagship library, received a series of renovations. They included facade repairs, a low roof replacement, and replacement of structural steel and mechanical equipment on the main roof.

DESIGN FEATURES & SUSTAINABLE ELEMENTS:

  • Elevator rehabilitation
  • New finishes and updated mechanical and electrical systems
  • New communications and fire-safety systems
  • Redesigned reading rooms and study areas for both individual and group study
  • New lighting, fire-protection and detection systems, and refurbished finishes in the stack 14 rare book collection area
  • Complete renovation, with new finishes and upgraded electrical and data systems, in the level 700, 800 and 900 graduate carrels 
  • Improvements of HVAC and roofing systems

PROGRAM: Library Resources & Administration

LOCATION: 116th Street and Broadway

START DATE: spring 2006

COMPLETION DATE: spring 2008

  PHASE

START DATE

COMPLETION DATE

 Main Roof Replacement

03/2006

05/2008

 Façade Repairs

06/05/2006

11/30/2006

 Low Roof Replacement

06/05/2006

05/20/2008

 Structural Steel &
Mechanical Equipment Replacement
on the Main Roof

06/05/2006

11/30/2007