BCI Library Furniture Tag

BCI’s Uniflex Radius Library Shelving Featured at the Morgan School in CT

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

As a follow-up to our News Post on September 29, 2016, we’d like to share the amazing finished project photos!

The BCI Dealer, Longo Associates, worked with the AIA Firm: Newman Architects – www.newmanarchitects.com to develop a high design style for this project.

Products: Rectilinear Uniflex Steel Shelving with Wood Veneer End Panels, Uniflex Steel Shelving with Veneer Wood End Panels & Canopy Tops and Laminate Shelving Option

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Morgan School CT

Our Uniflex Radius Shelving is extremely flexible, but maintains its elegant lines of wood, glass and perorated sheet metal. Its functional design makes it an excellent choice for any modern library setting.

Click here to download our Uniflex Radius Shelving Brochure

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture products, contact us today

 

 

11 Nov 2016 no comments / READ MORE

Remembering this Amazing Project on Throwback Thursday with BCI

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

Project: The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering

This Throwback Thursday post goes way, way back to 2007! We teamed up with the architectural group Fuller & D’Angelo P.C. to provide some shelving for the new library.

The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE), located in Stamford, CT, is a college preparatory public magnet high school. The school serves the special interest of students in all facets of technology and the essentials of architecture and engineering. After three years of planning and construction, a new building opened in 2007 with a very futuristic look. The school’s own architecture and engineering students helped in the collaborative effort of the design.

To compliment this innovative building design, the Architect chose BCI Modern Library Furniture to provide the Opal Shelving System. This shelving system offers Opalescent tempered glass end panels‡ with unique perforated steel components ‡for a modern look that fits this new building.

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Photos By: “© Amiaga Photographers, Inc., 2007” http://www.amiaga.com/

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03 Nov 2016 no comments / READ MORE

Another CT School Project for BCI Modern Library Furniture

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

John Wallace Middle School, located in Newington, CT which is about 8 miles south of Hartford, is home to students in grades 5-8. The school’s principles are based on the acronym P.R.I.D.E. – Preparation, Respect, Integrity, Determination, and Excellence creating an environment for student success.

BCI Modern Library Furniture worked with Robert H. Lord Company for some library updates at the middle school.

What’s the first thing you see when you enter a library? The information desk of course! Information desks set the tone for the entire library. The John Wallace Middle School chose BCI’s INFORM Desk Systems (Variety #6) for its library. The stylish design of the BCI INFORM desk system transforms any library setting into a 21st century library. Color choices abound for this system and are designed to suit any library.

Also chosen were BCI’s Ratio-Double Faced Shelving System and Ratio Single-Faced Wall Shelving. This type of shelving offers a modern look and feel, as well as functionality for organization.

Below are some stock photos of the products used:

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Ratio Laminate Shelving with Steel Shelves

BCI Dealer:  Robert H. Lord Company

Download our Inform Counter System brochure by clicking here

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31 Oct 2016 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Looking Back on this Throwback Thursday!

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

We are throwing it back again! Here’s a project a few years back we did with Montclair State University, located in Montclair, NJ. A new 275,000 square feet academic building was constructed by The SLAM Collaborative architectural group. BCI Modern Library Furniture was chosen to supply the furnishings for the CRC Library of the University’s new building. A customized solution was created by BCI’s team of designers that provided the quality and configuration, while keeping within their budget.

BCI’s 60/30 double-faced shelving system finished in black steel with clean, rich cherry end panels was chosen to accommodate the center’s resource materials.

Below are actual photo’s from the project —

 

Wood Library Shevling

Wood Library Shelving

Lounge Seating Area

Lounge Seating Area

Click here to read more about the project on SLAM Collaborative’s website

For more information on how BCI Modern Library Furniture can design a new library for your university, contact us today

20 Oct 2016 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture’s Throwback Thursday

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

Being it’s Throwback Thursday, we decided to take a look back at some library renovation projects we’ve done over the years. The project we selected was completed at Teaneck High School in Teaneck, NJ. We worked with DMR Architects – http://www.dmrarchitects.com/ from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ to take their Media Center into the 21st Century.

The furniture for this renovation project was purchased through the ESCNJ (Educational Services Commission of New Jersey) , which offers both quality and fair pricing.

The three-story brick building was built in the early 1920’s and is roughly 228,000 square feet. With a growing district, space had become a challenge. In order to tackle this comprehensive renovation, a phasing plan was needed to keep the disruptions to the school activities at a minimum.

While working jointly with both DMR and the Teaneck School District, we conducted an extensive space utilization and programming study of the existing library to assist us in developing a short-term construction plan. Included in the renovation was the rearranging of existing office walls, new lighting, carpeting and a complete new furniture layout.

The district and DMR favored a blend of contemporary designs that were functional, but yet hi-tech. BCI Modern Library Furniture’s vast selection of custom and standard furnishings provided the solution. The materials such as frosted glass, warm maple wood and the hi-tech look of perforated steel, gave this project beautiful results!

 

BCI Modern Library has an endless amount of standard and custom furnishings that will enhance any new or renovation project. Contact us today for more information on how we can assist you in the design and planning process for your new library – we look forward to speaking with you.

Click here to download a copy of our catalog showcasing our entire product line.

 

06 Oct 2016 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Used in $50M School Project in Connecticut

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

As an update to an earlier post (https://bcilibraries.com/new-morgan-school-set-open-bci-modern-library-furniture/), the $50M all new Morgan School has opened featuring shelving from BCI Modern Library Furniture.

Project: The Morgan School

Location: Clinton, CT

Products: Rectilinear Uniflex Steel Shelving with Wood Veneer End Panels, Uniflex Steel Shelving with Veneer Wood End Panels & Canopy Tops and Laminate Shelving Option

BCI Dealer:  Longo Associates

AIA Firm: Newman Architects – www.newmanarchitects.com

This library furniture was made possible through the Connecticut State Contract Purchasing Program which is designed to offer the best pricing without compromising quality.

Here are some install photos we wanted to share —

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Morgan School Library

Morgan School Library

Morgan School Library

Morgan School Library

 

Morgan School Library

Click here to view a Fox News 61 video about the new Morgan School

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture, contact us today — we have a team of experts standing by to answer all your questions.

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29 Sep 2016 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Debuts in Costa Rica

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

The Country Day School located in San Rafael, Alajuela, Costa Rica opens its brand new campus this month. What started out in 1963 as an English school for children of expats with just eight students, has grown to 875 students with over 200 faculty and staff.

The new library included a variety of INFORM Desk System products from BCI Modern Library Furniture. The INFORM Desk Systems are an excellent choice and are customizable to provide the ultimate in usability in any library setting. Below is a stock photo of the INFORM Desk System:

INFORM Desk System

INFORM Desk System

BCI Dealer: Integrated Workplace Environments International – http://iwe-inc.com/

AIA: Stantec – http://www.stantec.com/

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture, please contact us today – we have specialists standing by to answer all your questions on library design

26 Aug 2016 no comments / READ MORE

BCI Modern Library Furniture Making its Mark at a new Elementary School in Robinson, TX

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

The Robinson Independent School District located in Robinson, TX will be opening the new intermediate school in time for the 2016-2017 school year. Located on 12 acres, the new school will house grades 4 though 6 in the 8,500 square feet building. In addition to offices, classrooms, a gym, cafeteria, band hall and science labs, a new library and media center is part of the new building.

To maintain comfort without compromising style, Robinson ISD choose BCI Modern Library Furniture’s soft seating line. Soft seating is just that…soft…and cozy too! It’s also wonderfully flexible and can be rearranged quickly to accommodate any setting.

Below are stock photo’s of the products – Chat Pouf Large, Grand Prix Chair XL

Chat Pouf

Chat Pouf

Grand Prix Rocking Chair XL

Grand Prix Rocking Chair XL

BCI Dealer: Contrax Furnishings – http://www.contrax.com/

Click here to read more about the new intermediate school

For more information on how BCI Modern Library Furniture can enhance your school library project, click here to contact us today.

 

19 Aug 2016 no comments / READ MORE

Exquisite Libraries in the United States

Posted by Tracy Lenok in News

Tech Insider recently did a piece on ‘The most beautiful library in each US state’. The Cedar Rapids Public Library was included in the story as Iowa’s most beautiful library. Back in February of this year, we featured an article on this library which included BCI Modern Library Furniture’s 60/30 Radius Steel Shelving – https://bcilibraries.com/2015-aiaala-library-building-award-winner-features-bci/.  The Cedar Rapids Public Library was in a group of six awardees of the 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards.

Cedar Rapids PL

To read the Tech Insider’s full article, click on this link:  http://www.techinsider.io/most-beautiful-library-in-all-50-states-2016-7?xid=soc_socialflow_facebook_realsimple

For more information on BCI Modern Library Furniture, click here to contact us today

 

 

18 Aug 2016 no comments / READ MORE

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