UNIVERSITY LIBRARY BAYONNE, FRANCE

The University of Bayonne wanted to centralize all university files in the heart of the city of Bayonne, in the historic centre at the location of a former military barracks. It is on this site, fortified by Vauban and today classified as a historical monument, that the new library of 1,500 m2 was constructed.

The solution
In order to blend the interior equipment with the design of the building, the architects Jean de Giacinto opened a call for tenders to equip the reading and storage rooms with metal library shelving. The University particularly appreciated the many accessories available with the The Sysco® library shelving: infill panels, periodical boxes, solid panels, suspended dividers,etc. Shelving in the reading hall was equipped with direct lighting to create a peaceful and pleasant environment.