Cambridge Public Library Main Branch – Collaborative Staff Workspace – Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Public Library Main Branch – Collaborative Staff Workspace – Cambridge, MA

Sorensen Partners was Architect, Interior Designer, and Furniture Consultant for a new collaborative work space for staff in the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library. Replacing a cubicle layout work area, the new collaborative space provides flexibility of workspace choice and personal storage. The 

Swarthmore College Library Collection Management & Discovery Office Suite  – Workflows Analysis, Workshop & Design – Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore College Library Collection Management & Discovery Office Suite – Workflows Analysis, Workshop & Design – Swarthmore, PA

Sorensen Partners worked with Swarthmore College to relocate the library technical services offices at McCabe Library to a new space within the library that efficiently meets the department’s present workflow needs. Sorensen Partners conducted an on-site analysis and programming study in conjunction with the College 

Learning Commons for Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology – Boston, MA

Learning Commons for Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology – Boston, MA

Sorensen Partners was Architect and Interior Designer for the renovation of three signature spaces in the ‘Learning Commons’ on the main floor of Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT) in Boston, Massachusetts, and specified and coordinated furniture, lighting, AV, IT, power/data, mechanical, and electrical requirements. 

University of the Pacific Library: Participatory Design & Ethnography – Stockton, CA

University of the Pacific Library: Participatory Design & Ethnography – Stockton, CA

Sorensen Partners was participatory design workshop leader and ethnographer for the University of the Pacific (UOP) Libraries staff and leadership, and with the Department of Support Services / Physical Plant, in summer 2017 to facilitate understanding and discovery of Library staff and faculty interactions and 

University at Albany Library Facility Assessment, Programming & Renovation – Albany, NY

University at Albany Library Facility Assessment, Programming & Renovation – Albany, NY

The University Library concept design – including benchmarking, visioning, programming, facility assessment, and conceptual design phase schematic section and plan diagrams coordinated for structural and mechanical feasibility – lays out a five-phase strategy for transforming and improving the Library’s existing 254,500 square-foot facility designed in 

Special Collections Room for Rowan University Libraries – Glassboro, NJ

Special Collections Room for Rowan University Libraries – Glassboro, NJ

Sorensen Partners was Architect and Interior Designer for Rowan University Campbell Library’s University Special Collections & Archives Room, built in 2017. Located adjacent to the lobby on the library’s third floor, the 4,200 square-foot Special Collections Room includes a reading room, climate-controlled archival storage room, 

Rowan University Libraries Planning & Strategy – Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University Libraries Planning & Strategy – Glassboro, NJ

Sorensen Partners worked with Rowan University and the Rowan University Libraries in Glassboro, New Jersey, in 2014-15 on planning and strategy for the library facilities. The university’s main library, Campbell Library, was built in 1984 under the leadership of the college’s fifth president, Dr. Herman 

Cambridge Public Library Central Square Branch – Main Floor Improvements – Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Public Library Central Square Branch – Main Floor Improvements – Cambridge, MA

Sorensen Partners is Interior Designer and Furniture Consultant for new collaborative work space and reading areas for patrons on the main floor of the Central Square Branch of the Cambridge Public Library. Replacing a traditional grouping of study carrels, the new collaborative space provides varied 

Library Infill Addition for Cornell Law School – Ithaca, NY

Library Infill Addition for Cornell Law School – Ithaca, NY

Schematic Design and program confirmation for this 7,000 square-foot three-floor infill addition to the Cornell Law School Library marries a sky-lit slot and communicating stair to the historic main reading room of the central building in this collegiate gothic ensemble designed in 1932 by Providence-based