Designing the Hayden Experience
Bibliotech – Spring 2020
Libraries staff plan for life after renovation.
Kennedy & Violich Architecture are redeveloping the interior of MIT’s Hayden Library
The Architect’s Newspaper – 1/9/20
Boston-based firm KVA has developed a design concept titled “Research Crossroads” that aims to produce the optimal environment for the internet age of research.
Design for the Hayden Library renovation takes shape
MIT News – 12/12/19
Renovated spaces will be more flexible and welcoming, maximizing views and natural light.
A New Vision for Hayden
Bibliotech – Fall 2019
The Libraries have been developing designs for the upcoming Hayden Library renovation with Kennedy & Violich Architecture.
Hayden renovation update: Key dates for the fall term
MIT Libraries News – 9/3/19
An update on closing dates, Harvard Library privileges, course reserves, and more.
Hayden Library print collections: The renovation and beyond
MIT Libraries News – 6/3/19
A look at the Libraries’ commitment to print collections and what the renovation means for access to these materials.
A letter from Chris Bourg about the Hayden renovation
MIT Libraries News – 5/30/19
Libraries Director Chris Bourg shares information about access to Hayden collections during the renovation.
What’s Changing at Hayden Library in 2020—and What’s Staying the Same
Slice of MIT – 3/13/2019
A desire to be a more inclusive and welcoming space to the MIT community, while keeping research and learning at the center, is driving the Hayden Library renovation.
YouTube – 2/13/2019
In this YouTube video, Director Chris Bourg and Deputy Director Tracy Gabridge present the MIT Libraries’ vision for the Hayden Library renovation and vibrant, welcoming spaces that foster community, invite creativity, and accommodate a variety of learning and research styles.
Hayden Library to undergo renovation in 2020
MIT News – 1/29/19
Redesigned spaces will focus on fostering community and accommodating diverse study, learning, and research styles.
Bibliotech – 10/1/2017
A planning group is exploring the Libraries’ evolving role as places for learning, making, holdings, and community.
Is the Library the New Public Square?
Slice of MIT – 2/8/2017
The report of the MIT Task Force on the Future of Libraries re-imagines what libraries can and should be in a digital era when people still need intellectual communities and gathering places.
Libraries Announce Space Planning Group
MIT Libraries News – 12/16/2016
A cross-institutional planning group is charged with making recommendations for the Libraries’ physical spaces across the Institute.
David Adjaye at MIT: Future of the Library Panel Discussion
Arts at MIT – 2/11/2016
In this YouTube video, a panel including David Adjaye, Jeffrey Schnapp, Nader Tehrani, Ginnie Cooper, Chris Bourg, and moderator Ana Miljački discusses the changing role of libraries as spaces for collections, research, technology, and public engagement.