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The library a public innovation space athens 1. december 2015

Celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Nordic Library of Athens

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The library a public innovation space athens 1. december 2015

  1. 1. THE NORDIC LIBRARY IN ATHENS 20 YEARS CELEBRATION The Library – a public innovation space Knud Schulz 1. December 2015
  2. 2. Knud Schulz  Manager of the Main Library in Aarhus  Daily work focus – transforming the Main Library to “Urban Mediaspace” – Dokk1  Librarian and Master of Public Management  Mentor/Sponsor INELI (International Network of Emerging Library Innovators) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation  Member of the client group Urban MediaSpace Aarhus  Global Innovation Model – Faster to Change. Chicago/Aarhus/IDEO/Gates  ksc@aarhus.dk  www.slideshare.net Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 apx. 28.000 m2 incl. 18.000 m2 library space
  3. 3. Aarhus – second city in Denmark  Aarhus  330.000 inh.  EU Culture Capital City 2017  Library system  1 Main Library  18 Branches/Citizen Centers  All with more opening hours (without staff)  Diffent level of citizen service in all Citizen Centers  Floating colletion between 19 libraries Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 3
  4. 4. Library Transformation: Libraries – the citizen's driving force for innovation  All people want to change something in their lives and to develop themselves and meet information and knowledge  Libraries are places where the general public can find inspiration and meet new ideas, either on their own within this public sphere, or in the company of others  Libraries support people with possibilities to make changes in their life  How do we sketch the future library transitioning to a space for citizens and community connections?Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 4
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  6. 6. From information that can be found anywhere To What can only be experienced at the library Space for media Space as a media On-line On site Information Meaning Facts Credibility Meeting information Meeting people Knowing Experimenting Visitors Resource person Neutrality Sensing Seriousness Sense of humour Arranged events Things that happen Ivar Moltke, Create The Change 6Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015
  7. 7. The Knowledge Society  From  libraries for books/medias  industial society  to  libraries for man/human  networked/knowledge society Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 7
  8. 8. A Danish Report 2010 - A Danish Report 2010  Danish Digital Library  A new library model for the knowledge society  Partnerships 8Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015
  9. 9. The Public Library of the Knowledge Society D.Skot-Hansen C.H. Rasmussen H. Jochumsen Innovation Reckognition/Experience Empowerment Involvement/EngagementKnud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 9
  10. 10. Adaptive and innovative supporting spaces  libraries are changing from storing books to supporting citizens’ needs  innovation spaces for local communities Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 10
  11. 11. Open libraries Users are allowed to:  lock into the library 24/7  check in and out media  use internet, pc, copy/printing  study  read newspapers  arrange study circles, public meetings Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 11
  12. 12. Opening hours Dokk1  Monday – Friday 8 – 10 am open excl. specialist support 10 – 7 pm incl. specialist support 7 – 9 pm open supported by security staff 9 – 10 pm open meetingspace and café  Saturday and Sunday 10 – 4 pm incl. specialist support Knud Schulz Aarhus October 2015 12
  13. 13. Users are taking the control Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 13
  14. 14. Integration of citizens’ service into libraries  a big chance to be an integrated part of the reinventing of society services  brings citizens in contact with the library  brings libraries in close contact with politicians and innovators in the community Two tasks  focus on speed in developing new digital services for public administration  a big learning and marketing challenge Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 14
  15. 15. Citizens’ service  in more than 70 % of the municipalities offer citizens service through libraries  passport  driving licence  health securitycard Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 15
  16. 16. Developing community centers private, civic and public sector Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 16 LOCAL ARCHIVE ARKIV Archive YOUTH MEETING ROOMS ANALOGUE MEDIA SELF SERVICE LEARNING CENTER SMS BUSINESS SERVICE HOME- WORK HELP COMMUNITY CENTER CAFÉ STUDY SUPPORTJOB CORNER LIBRARY SHOP REFERENCE CONSUMER INFO NATURE GUIDE EXHIBITIONS FAMILIES Q AND A HEALTH COUNCELLING LEISURE INFO NEWS LOUNGE QUIET AREA TODDLERS/CHILDREN REA- DINGT RAI- NING
  17. 17. Dokk1 - Citizen service service i the building Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 17
  18. 18. Libraries and urban development Model of the public library in urban development Casper Hvenegaard Henrik Jochumsen Dorte Skot-Hansen IVA – Royal School of Library and Information Science 18Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015
  19. 19. New Libraries  Libraries are signs or symbols on development and innovation in the society  Drivers in city development  Add new stories about the towns  Arguments for new city engagements Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 19
  20. 20. Oslo  Opera, new Munch museum and the Library creates a new waterfront and brings a new identity to the city Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 20
  21. 21. Helsinki  The traffic and cultural life in midtown are reborn by creating a new art museum, concert hall and the new library Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 21
  22. 22. Aarhus september 2013 22Knud Schulz Aarhus oktober 2015
  23. 23. Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 23 Urban Mediaspace - AarhusAarhus NewWaterfront and Main Library
  24. 24. Mediaspace:  Main Library and Citizens’ Services: 18.000 m2/190.000 ft2  Partners and network: 10.000 m2 /100.000 ft2 Automatic parking space: 1000 cars Two new urban harbour squares: 94.000 m2 /1.120.000 ft2 Arrival centre for light rail Uncovering of the river and secure the inner city against flood Traffic regulation App.: 300 mill € Project elements – Urban Mediaspace 24Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015
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  26. 26. Automatic Parking Space – 1000 cars Lightrail station (2017)  Public floor level ’0’  20 leave/pickup box’  Automatic parking done by small robots  Scanning all cars  Responding pickup app. 2 min.  Lightrail every 7 min. Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 26
  27. 27. Art in Dokk1  1 % of building costs - To be used for art in the building and outside - Elmgreen and Dragset: Magic Mushrooms Knud Schulz Aarhus oktober 2015 27
  28. 28. Gongen Den danske kunstner Kirstine Roepstorff har med værket Gong vundet opgaven med at lave et stort, indendørs værk til Dokk1. Poseidon Et udendørs værk til det nye havnebyrum – blev vundet af kunstnergruppenA Kassen med værket Poseidon. 28Knud Schulz Aarhus oktober 2015
  29. 29. +++ a playground on level ’1’ Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 29
  30. 30. Process - involve and co-create with the citizens  The processes with staff and citizens are a core part of the change in libraries general  Dokk1 is based on the co-creation and involvement of citizens and staff Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 30
  31. 31. Branding goal  Project finish at least 90% of all inhabitants knew about the project  Autum 2013 – 75 % knew about the project UMS/Dokk1 Knud Schulz september 2014 31
  32. 32. Name competion = relations and ownership  Open internet process – propose a name to the building  result 1250 proposals  30 names in open voting  7 proposals ended up in the jury with representives from the parties in the City Council Knud Schulz september 2014 32
  33. 33. Knud Schulz september 2014 33
  34. 34. A name with a lot of co-creators Knud Schulz september 2014 34
  35. 35. Name and Visual Identity 35Knud Schulz Helsinki March 2015
  36. 36. Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 36
  37. 37. Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 Transformation Lab  The entrance – the former place for controlling the users  2-300 m2  New projects every 5-6 month  Bringing the traditional work fields of the library into the LAB  Developing new support of the users – depending on the room, the media, the connectivity and the competencies 37
  38. 38. Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 FictionLAB NewsLAB MusicLAB ExhibitionLAB DemocracyLAB The Square 38
  39. 39. Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 The library as a space – in the future?  The building supports the needs of the users  The building interacts with the surroundings and environment  The building acts adaptively  Flexibility is function 39
  40. 40. Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 Userdriven process  From tradition to transcendence – the users deconstruct ”old knowledge” to create new sense 40
  41. 41. Grab a toolkit Global innovation model – faster to change Partnership between  Global Libraries/Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation  Chicago Public Libraries  IDEO  Aarhus Public Libraries Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 41
  42. 42. Design Thinking is a mindset, and an intentional process around delivering solutions that create positive impact! 42Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015
  43. 43. Download: www.designthinkingforlibraries.com 43Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015
  44. 44. New ways of defining the functionality  Flexibility is the functionality  Maximize unprogrammed space  Leave the media and mediaformats as the focus point in organizing the space  Focus the human needs og sociality – use the 4 space model Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 44
  45. 45. Focus planning interior  Supporting citizens different needs  Creating different surroundings  Space for activities/programms  Continuous flexibility – avoid permanent installations  Controlling the media stock  Modern industrial furnitures no design icons Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 45
  46. 46. Testing furnitures for Dokk1 Knud Schulz LSN March 2015 46
  47. 47. Examples interior adult (1)  Urban office  Oases  Reading room  Support (learning)  Meeting space  Living room  Corner  Play Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 47
  48. 48. Examples interior adult (2) Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 48  Ramp  Transformation Lab  Project Labs  Study room  Education  Meeting room  Café
  49. 49. Examples interior adult (3) Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 49  Auditorium  The Square  ’Alone’ together  Subject zones  Reflection  Citizens’ Service  Balcony workzone
  50. 50. Level 2 – Families/Children  Children are defined to 12 years incl. the limit where children want to be together with grownups. After 12 children define themself as teens/adult  Importent to design different zones where both childrens and their adults want to be together. Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 50
  51. 51. Examples interior Fam/child 0 - 3 years  Cushion  Castle  Reading  Breast feeding  The box  Cirkeline house  Big Lego Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 51
  52. 52. Examples interior Fam/child 4 - 8 years  Learning zone  Stage  Dress up  3D globe  Childrens lab  Eating zone  Reading caves  Experience ramp Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 52
  53. 53. Examples interior Fam/child 9 – 12 years  Tweens zone  Interaktive floor  Makerspace  Tweens lab  Learning zone  Gaming street  Auditorium Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 53
  54. 54. Partnership with external organizations focus building cooperation with the users and the society  A strategi for constant change  Renewing the user engagement and ownership  In-flow of competencies to the library  A community strategy  Political legitimacy Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 54
  55. 55. Partner Process Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 55
  56. 56. Corner stones of partnerships in Dokk1 - Learning - Stories - Democracity - Community space -The Aarhus Cohorte - Families and Children (experience,play,learning) Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 56
  57. 57. Users are taking the control Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 57
  58. 58. Peoples innovations space – libraries as melting pot between universities and citizen. Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 58
  59. 59. Coding pirates  Society organizing code training sessions for kids Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 59
  60. 60. First Lego League Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 60
  61. 61. Pause for Thought  Aarhus University professors monthly presents cuttingedge research in booklets and public discussions in libraries Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 61
  62. 62. Folkeuniversitetet – Public University  Knowledge Brunch  Festival of the century - March 2016 Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 62
  63. 63. Eduroam – Smart Aarhus  Global acces toWifi  Students from 74 universities  Aarhus > 5000 acces points  4 months 1.6 mill logon  Dokk1 most used site in Aarhus Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 63
  64. 64. Guide to 3-D printing  School of Art & Design  Mini-Makerfaire Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 64
  65. 65. University examination in the library – testing with the public Knud Schulz Aarhus November 2015 65
  66. 66. Knud Schulz Aarhus oktober 2015 66
  67. 67. Opening June 20th 2015 Knud Schulz Aarhus October 2015 67
  68. 68. Visitors  4 month 500.000 visits  App. 4500 pr. dag incl. Saturday/Sunday  App. 6 % are Citizens visits  Families/Children Sat/Sun  Kindergarten/daycare weekdayse  Students  Normal users  +++ Curious
  69. 69. Citizens point of view  Fabulous open and generous space  Feeling comfortable in the house  Pride of being an Aarhus citizen  Café is good  The playground and Families/Children part are fabulous opportunities  A library for adults??  Missing books? – they are there!!
  70. 70. Knud Schulz Dokk1 December 2015 A strategy for change in libraries address:  The need for rethinking the library  The need for a fusion between physical – virtual  Develop partnerships  Focus on innovation  Get new skills into the library and promote learning in the organization  Force users to dismiss the book as library brand 70
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