Lambeth Palace Library, London

Lambeth Palace Library contains an unrivalled collection of precious books and manuscripts, documenting over 1000 years of ecclesiastical and cultural life of the Church and Great Britain.

The new library building will preserve the most important religious collection outside the Vatican - the collections include more than 5,000 volumes of manuscripts and over 200,000 printed books.

Main Contractor
Knight Harwood
Architect
Wright & Wright
Requirement
External Envelope.
Solution
Capped Curtain Wall System: Schuco FW60+ SG and FWS60, Windows & Doors: Schuco AWS/ADS 75.SI Profiles, Glass: 8mm Pilkington Toughened Suncool 30/16 Pro T, 6mm Pilkington Toughened Suncool 40/22 Pro T, 6mm Pilkington Toughened Optitherm S1 Plus, 10mm Pilkington Toughened Suncool 30/16 Pro T with Machine Ground Edges & 6mm Pilkington Toughened Optifloat Clear.
Value
£1.5M