US Library $20m Renovation Plans Unveiled

21 February 2011 (Last Updated February 21st, 2011 18:30)

US-based architect Jeff Scherer has unveiled plans for the $20m expansion and renovation of the Ames Public Library in Indiana, US. Scherer's plans include the renovation of 63,000ft and constructing a two-storey building in the rain garden, south-west of the library. Funds

US-based architect Jeff Scherer has unveiled plans for the $20m expansion and renovation of the Ames Public Library in Indiana, US.

Scherer’s plans include the renovation of 63,000ft and constructing a two-storey building in the rain garden, south-west of the library.

Funds for the design came from $5m in donations and a $15m bond referendum.

The new library is expected to increase floor space by nearly 60%.