Kelly Library Conservation Studio

John M. Kelly Library Conservation Studio

V+A completed the new Conservation Studio at the John M. Kelly Library at the University of Toronto. The renovation transformed underused office space into a state-of the-art facility for book conservation.

 

New finishes, lighting, HVAC, casework, and partitions were provided to meet the Library Conservator’s requirements. A glass wall between the stacks and the new Conservation Studio allowed for the book conservation process to be visible by students and for porous sight-lines between the studio and library stacks.

Client

University of Toronto

Project Type

Alteration

Date

2017