Category Archive: updates

Mar 27

Furniture exhibition in full swing

Furniture exhibition

We’ve had some great comments from students and staff on the furniture samples on level 2 centre of the Templeman Library. Once we have analysed the feedback we will let you know what was popular and why.  

Oct 10

A sneak preview behind the hoardings

This clip is taken over a number of days and shows a sneak preview of what’s going on behind the hoardings.

Sep 25

Time-lapse footage – removal of West fire escape

We have time-lapse cameras capturing footage of the development, and this is the first short clip. It shows the West end fire escape being demolished. The demolition was expected to take all weekend, with the camera taking a picture every 3 minutes. In reality the whole thing was all over in minutes, despite the rain!

Jul 26

Gallery of the architect’s impressions

A sneak preview of the extension and early drafts of the inside furniture layouts. We will be holding workshops with students and staff to finalise furniture layouts and colours during Autumn term 2013.

Jul 26

Work starting soon on the site setup

It seems a long time ago since we started planning for the Templeman extension and refurbishment of the existing building. Designs have been finalised, planning permission granted, trees removed and now it’s all about to begin on the 12 August. Contractors will be setting up the site and with the Library located at the centre …

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Jul 05

Templeman development model exhibited at Turner Contemporary

Architectural models exhibition Turner Contemporary Margate Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 June 2013 In recognition of the RIBA’s Love Architecture Week 2013, Kent based firm Betteridge & Milsom hosted an Architectural Models Exhibition at the Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate, Kent from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 June 2013. The exhibition showcased 40 awe-inspiring scale models …

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May 09

What will the Library extension look like inside?

We are starting to work on the detail of the exciting Templeman Library extension project and have prepared some “walkthroughs”  of some of the spaces. Level 1 shows the extension atrium, the new 250 seat lecture theatre and social learning spaces Level 2 shows the amazing exhibition space and study spaces The last one shows …

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Apr 16

What’s happening to the felled trees?

Wood from the felled trees is being used in an exciting creative project involving students mainly from architecture, anthropology, and wildlife conservation. This learning and teaching project is to design and build a series of ‘totemic benches’ and sculptures to occupy the space between the buildings and thereby form a new social hub for all to enjoy. …

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Apr 16

Senate silent study proves popular

The new silent study PC room in the Senate building, (near the Templeman Library front entrance), has proved very popular with students. The additional PCs which complement the Library provision will be available during the entire summer term.

Apr 16

How are student views being taken into account?

The student body has been involved in the project from the very start feeding into the original Templeman vision document developed in 2008. A consultative group that includes Kent Union representatives and undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as academic staff is well established and this group is ensuring that needs of our user community are …

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