Trinity Presbyterian School, Library Renovations

Montgomery, Alabama

Existing ceiling heights allowed for a mezzanine level to gain additional stack and study space, and seating while creating a focal point within the room.

A cyber cafe was introduced to enhance the diversity of amenities provided in the media center, furthering the draw or attraction of the ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$72.67FEATURED IN2012 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYLibraries/Media CentersSUB CATEGORYRenovation environment.

A research room was included as a multi-use space. Technology was at the forefront of the design at all times. Interactive whiteboard technology, wireless Internet and movable furniture allow for the research room to be completely user-friendly.

The circulation desk and ceiling components were modeled after the early Christian symbol of the fish. Early Christians would draw a single arc in the sand. If a passerby was a Christian, he or she would complete the diagram of a fish with a second arc.

Trinity’s mission to train the students in the biblical life view enables the students to learn the Christian faith or complete the diagram on their own. Trinity is just the first line in the sand. What the students take with them represents Trinity’s vision.