Seydel Reading Room – magical transformation

“Magical Transformation” is the best way to describe changes that have been made on the   library’s 2nd floor lobby space.

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The Robert Seydel Reading Room is coming to life. And Hampshire alum Mike Meo, of Maryann Thompson Architects, is making it happen.

The rose-hued carpet that you see in this old photo (top left) has been replaced by the underneath concrete floor, shined and sealed (top right, bottom left)

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Kael collection, before renovation, May 2014
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The carpet was removed, the floor was polished, to provide our reading room the sophistication of a polished concrete floor

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More photos and updates to come. In the meantime, SAVE THE DATE 9/12/2014 4:00-6:00 pm for the reading room grand opening!

 

 

 The above images courtesy of  Mike Meo’s blog, “the gund life

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July 13, 2014

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