Windward Community College's new building will place Library, Media, Tutoring, Testing, and Computing services under one roof, and include a classroom, Hawaiian Collection room, and Information Commons.

October 24, 2008

Recreation, Comfort, Privacy & Ecology

Books for Recreational ReadingWe received more suggestions about building design and resources in the new LLC:

Computer spaces [should be arranged] in way that people have privacy of what’s on their screens and allow space on desk for books.

Building should be designed with a focus on sustainable living/green development:
  • Skylights
  • Renewable building materials
  • Photovoltaic panels to power air conditioning
  • Compact fluorescents
Media wanted: a Playstation 3, an Xbox, and all computers should have World of Warcraft

Study areas should be designed like a room with fluffy couches.

Actual reading books just for enjoyment, or for English class book reports.


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