The Schematic Design was presented to the public on November 12, 2019 by the Library Building Committee and architects of Oudens Ello Architecture. The Executive Summary describes the background of the project and the overall process of the Schematic Design phase. Click on the link below for the full Executive Summary. Belmont Public Library_Executive Summary
As part of the Schematic Design phase of the Belmont Public Library Project, a Net Zero Energy Study was performed. As described in its Executive Summary, the purpose of the study is "to outline a set of performance goals for the Belmont Public Library project, both to identify potential options for optimizing energy performance and to identify a pathway [...]
Excerpted from the Schematic Design presentation, this 2019_11_12_Community_Presentation _Sustainability_Excerpt PDF along with the building section image below describes the many sustainability features incorporated into the design for the Library Building Project. The full Schematic Design presentation can be found here on the Belmont Library website.
Excerpted from the Schematic Design presentation, the below slide describes the project costs for the Library Building Project. The full Schematic Design presentation can be found here on the Belmont Library website.
Yes, that is correct! Per a recently released Gallup poll, in 2019 going to the library was the most common cultural activity for Americans. As the author Justin McCarthy writes in the Gallup press release: Visiting the library remains the most common cultural activity Americans engage in, by far. The average 10.5 trips to the library U.S. adults report [...]