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Beatley Library & Lefavour Hall
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  • Razed existing two-story Beatley Building to construct a new five-story library in its place
  • Created an interim library in Lefavour Hall complete with utilities and communication system relocations
  • New Beatley Library is a concrete structure constructed via a pan slab system
  • Glass curtainwall, brick, limestone and metal panels
  • State-of-the-art library includes high-tech classrooms, function space, a lecture area, offices, photo lab, computer labs
  • Connections to Lefavour Hall and the Main Campus Building
  • Beatley and Lefavour buildings share common open spaces as well as a new, main mechanical and electrical room
  • Lefavour Hall remained open throughout the 20-month construction duration