Macquarie University Case Study
Within the next few years Macquarie University aims to be in the top eight research-intensive universities in Australia and in the top 200 in the world. The new Library, will symbolise the university’s aspirations and reputation. It will provide a 21st Century learning and research environment that facilitates vital interactions between people and knowledge.
Located at the main entry to the university, the new Library will enrich campus life by providing a central Library combined with learning, research and social spaces. The facilities will be unmatched by any academic library in Australia and complement today’s collaborative approach to learning and research. The native park lands of the campus have inspired an innovative design, aimed to set impressive sustainability standards including the goal to achieve a Australia’s Green Star Five-Star rating.