James Branch Cabell Library

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA | Higher Education


Moseley Architects / Shepley Bulfinch


93,000 SF


2016 New Landmark Library, Library Journal

About the Project

74,000 sf expansion and 71,100 sf renovation. Student-centered learning environment where academic study, technology, collaboration and social interaction are supported and encouraged. Features include student work spaces with power / data connections; individual and group study areas with digital audio-video capabilities and a 250-seat presentation theatre intended for T.E.D. type presentations, recorded and transmitted globally. In addition to the renovation and relocation of the Special Collections and Archives section, the project also includes a student multi-media laboratory with green screen capability and viewing/editing rooms.