The University of Otago Library Services Team were looking to refurbish the existing Student Study Space on the Ground floor of the Information Services Building (ISB) on the Dunedin Campus.
- The ISB Building houses the award winning Central Library and supports a mixture of large and small group study space and individual focused study areas
- The University invited the five panelists from the Government Property Group furniture contract to participate in a closed tender for the project. Europlan was awarded sole supply of the ISB refurbishment, a student study space providing 200 seated positions
- The Library Services Team had identified that the existing space didn’t meet the needs of students. It was accommodating too many large group areas and not supporting the increasing demand for small group and individual study space
The furniture in the existing space was tired, uninspiring and failed to support Otago’s vision of providing ‘Excellence in learning and living environments that enrich the experience of students and staff’.