This 10,000 square foot new Community and Elementary
School Joint-use project is adjacent to a community park in Suisun City
is designed to revitalize the surrounding neighborhood. As a joint-use
facility, there are two separate entrances to the Library, one from the
Community and one from Suisun Elementary School.
The design is based upon the clearly expressed
desire from the community to create a building that fits well in the
predominately residential neighborhood. The design recalls more
traditional architecture crisply detailed in a contemporary manner.
The project was designed from the first meeting using sustainable
design principles. The building features overhangs and sunshades on the
South; north facing light monitors over the main reading areas; and an
energy efficient mechanical system. The library also includes an access
floor throughout with under-floor ventilation and a flexible technology