Tuesday 17 April 2012

  Pre-seminar visits (Liberec, Hradec Králové)
  Regional Research Library, Liberec
Regional Research Library, Hradec Králové

Meeting 9:00 a.m. at  the metro station – line B - Černý Most, exactly at the exit of this station under the footbridge (Chlumecká Street, direction from the centre)

Return to Prague downtown: next to the metro and tram station Masarykovo nádraží approximately at 7:30 p.m.



 Wednesday 18 April 2012

  Pre-seminar visits (Prague)
  Five libraries to visit in Prague on Wednesday 18 April in the morning (choose 1 of 5):

A. Faculty of Arts Library, Charles University
B. National Archives
C. Strahov Monastic Library
D. Smichov Municipal Library
E. Academy of Sciences Library


Seminar programme

  12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Registration; Buffet lunch available

  1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Official opening of the Seminar
Chair: Martin Svoboda, National Technical Library, Prague

Jindřich Fryč (International Relations and European Affairs Section Head, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport)
Ulrich Niederer (Chairman, LIBER Architecture Group)
  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Keynote speaker
Chair: Martin Svoboda, National Technical Library, Prague

Future libraries (pdf; 12,8 MB)

Helle Juul, Juul / Frost Architects Denmark, Kopenhagen, DNK

  3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Coffee break
  3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Session 1: Setting the scene
Chair: Liesbeth Mantel, Delft University of Technology


Libraries in the age of a digital fire (pdf; 0,9 MB)

Jiří Zlatuška, director, Centre for Education, Research and Innovation in ICT, Brno

Putting students first: Libraries and learning
(pdf; 1,6 MB)

Graham Bulpitt, Kingston University London

Research: Overview (pdf; 0,2 MB)
Hans Geleijnse, Library Strategy Consultant
Past President of LIBER


  Thursday 19 April 2012

  9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session 2: Sustainability
Chair: Karen Latimer, Queens University, Belfast

Building's envelope design, energy efficiency and renewable energies

Anna Wagner, architect


A story on implementation of comprehensive modernization of energy management of the National Theater with application of alternative sources

Miroslav Růžička, National Theatre, Prague

  10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Coffee break 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Session 3: Refurbishment of buildings
Chair: Philippe Marcerou, Sorbonne, Paris

The SantAgostino project for a new Cultural Centre in Modena (pdf; 6,5 MB)
Alessandro Bertoni, Università Ca' Foscari, Venice

Ghent Library (pdf; 3,2 MB)

 Bert Rogiers, OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

Refurbishment of the National University Library, Strasbourg (mp4; 105 MB)
Christophe Didier

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch and poster session
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session 4: Re-organising and re-purposing space
Chair: Inken Feldsien-Sudhaus,
Technical University, Hamburg-Harburg

Reshaping Freiburg University Library - Learning and Research in the Heart of the City (pdf; 4,2 MB)
Antje Kellersohn, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

Refurbishing The Black Diamond to meet the digital challenges (pdf; 2,3 MB)
Steen Bille Larsen, The Royal Library Denmark, Copenhagen, DNK

Introduction to visit to National Technical Library (pdf; 18,1 MB)
Petr Lešek (Projektil Architects)
Tomáš Vaněk (PAS)

3:30 p.m.

Visit to National Technical Library

7:30 p.m.

Conference dinner - Municipal House (náměstí Republiky 5, Praha 1)



  Friday 20 April 2012

  9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session 5: Technical aspects of buildings
Chair: Márta Virágos, University of Debrecen, Hungary

A crash course into acoustics (mp4; 121 MB)
Jan David Hanrath, hanratharchitect BV/ H2 interactive BV

The O.A.S.E. - an example of modern, well-designed learning spaces (pdf; 2,4 MB)
Ulrike Brunenberg-Piel, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf

  10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Coffee break

  11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Session 6: Preservation
Chair: Sylvia Van Peteghem, Ghent University, Belgium


The National Institute for Sound and Vision; Archives under Dutch Water (pdf; 12,8 MB)

Willem Jan Neutelings, Neutelings Riedijk Architects, Netherlands


The Strategic Approach for Special Collections at the Bodleian Libraries (pdf; 10,4 MB)

Richard Ovenden, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

  12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Ulrich Niederer (Chairman, LIBER Architecture Group)

Editor: Lenka Patoková
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