ARM Architecture (VIC)

Geelong Library & Heritage Centre Project

Library Buildings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Description: Research, staff workshop and initial design brief input for ARM Architecture for the approx. $40m Geelong Library and Heritage Centre project.

See: http://www.a-r-m.com.au/projects_GeelongLibraryHeritageCentre.html

Project Outcomes: Preliminary input report that provided advice on vision and image, relevant standards and guidelines for buildings, shelving etc., and service delivery trends (local, national and international) for library and heritage services. Practical advice on physical issues such as access and address. A comprehensive design brief spreadsheet for each service element was also developed.

ARM Architecture Urban Design Masterplanning
Level 11/ 522 Flinders Lane
Melbourne Victoria 3000

 

Lotus Children’s Centre School Library (Mongolia)

Lotus Children’s Centre School Library

 

 

 

 

 

Library Design Brief

Project Description: This project was undertaken pro bono for the Rotary Club of Wahroonga (NSW) and involved the development of a comprehensive report and planning document regarding the setting up of a school library for the Lotus Children’s Centre. The report and planning document included site requirements and recommendations in the following areas:

  • Furniture and fittings
  • Shelving
  • Collections
  • Technology
  • Staffing
  • Partnership and collaboration
  • Layout / floor plan design

Contact: Roger Henshaw

Training (Australia & New Zealand)

1.  Strategic Planning Training

RHCS provides introductory and advanced strategic planning workshops * that cover:

  • Strategic planning principles
  • The strategic planning process
  • Situation analysis, including identification of internal and external inputs
  • Identifying critical issues
  • Defining the strategic framework
  • Tactical thinking

2. Marketing planning

RHCS provides introductory and advanced marketing planning workshops that cover how to

  • Define marketing (within the context of your business, community or workplace)
  • Define key marketing terms and how they apply and relate to your business or organisation
  • Develop a set of clear marketing objectives
  • Undertake a situation analysis i.e. scoping the parameters, information sources, research techniques
  • Define, select and develop your market, target markets and marketing mix
  • Develop marketing plan strategies, tactics and actions
  • Develop the right communication strategy for each target market
  • Monitor your marketing performance

Contact: Roger Henshaw | Principal Consultant, RHCS | E: roger@rhcs.com.au |T: +61 414 190 133

* RHCS has also conducted an Introduction to Library Strategic Planning course nationally and in New Zealand through Performance Improvement Conferences and Seminars (http://www.pics.com.au/) This course is now available directly from RHCS