TDC Richmond Library

Completed 2010

The TDC Richmond Library occupied one half of an old Wrightson supply store and was showing signs of age. Access to the building was confusing, there was no connection to either Queen Street or the carpark – physical or visual – the layout was cluttered and cramped, and the equipment aged.

The library had lost its identity. More space and a new identity were required to launch the library and it’s supporting services into the digital age. The vision was to create the best library of its size in New Zealand that became the centre of its community – a living room away from home. 

Contractors: IMB Construction Ltd. 

Photographer: John-Paul Pochin 

NZIA Nelson Marlborough Architecture Award – Public Architecture 2010 
NZIA Resene Colour Award 2010