Designing Learning Spaces in the Everett Library Café

The Designing Learning Spaces Collection is now available for perusal in the Everett Library Café. These books explore library and learning space architecture and planning, design elements like furniture, alternative classroom use cases, and even digital learning space design.

These items are meant to support the Teachers College community in our redesign of the fourth floor of the library along with our library design events and seminars. The current title list includes:

  • Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom by Sylvia Libow Martinez
  • Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire by Bruce Nussbaum
  • The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam
  • 100 Diagrams That Changed the World: From the Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod by Scott Christianson
  • Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon
  • Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen
  • Visual Strategies: A Practical Guide to Graphics for Scientists and Engineers Felice C. Frankel
  • The Art of Critical Making: Rhode Island School of Design on Creative Practice by Rosanne Somerson
  • Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration Scott Doorley
  • Towards Creative Learning Spaces: Re-thinking the Architecture of Post-Compulsory Education by Jos Boys
  • Computers as Theatre by Brenda Laurel
  • From the Campfire to the Holodeck: Creating Engaging and Powerful 21st Century Learning Environments by David Thornburg
  • The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body, and Design by Galen Cranz
  • Contemporary Library Architecture: A Planning and Design Guide by Ken Worpole
  • The Academic Library Building in the Digital Age: A Study of Construction, Planning, and Design of New Library Space by Christopher Stewart
  • Collaboration Through Craft by Alice Kettle
  • Handbook of Design in Educational Technology by Rosemary Luckin
  • The Architecture of Happiness by Alain De Botton
  • Linking Architecture and Education: Sustainable Design of Learning Environments by Anne Taylor
  • The Third Teacher: 9 Ways You Can Use Design to Transform Teaching & Learning by OWP/P Architects
  • A Question of Qualities: Essays in Architecture (Writing Architecture) by Jeffrey Kipniss
  • The Library: A World History by James W. P. Campbell
  • Sustainable School Architecture: Design for Elementary and Secondary Schools by Lisa Gelfand
  • Schools – Educational Spaces by Sibylle Kramer
  • Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators by Margaret Honey
  • Design Thinking Pocket Guide by Robert Curedale
  • The Office Idea Book: Creative Solutions that Work by Judy Shepard
  • Total Office Design: 50 Contemporary Workplaces Kerstin Zumstein
  • Learn for Life: New Architecture for New Learning by S. Ehmann
  • Critiqued: Inside the Minds of 23 Leaders in Design Christina Beard
  • 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School Matthew Frederick
  • Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson
  • The de-cluttered school : how to create a cleaner, calmer and greener learning environment by Jane Anderson
  • Classroom of the future : orchestrating collaborative spaces by Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl
  • Inspiring spaces for young children by Jessica DeViney
  • Dwell Magazine
  • Architectural Digest Magazine

Please let us know if you have any suggestions for additions to the collection.