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 cutting-edge facility intended 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.


University of Toronto

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