Lustrum win contract for state of the art library in Halifax Nova Scotia


Lustrum have won the tender to provide shelving for Halifax Central Library, Canada. The Library is due to open in October 2014. Lustrum were chosen as the products represent the best of Scandinavian design, functionality and quality. Littbus an innovative, flexible, complete shelving system has been selected for this prestigious project. Lustrum will supply white shelving on two floors and black in the local studies section.

The new Halifax Central Library will be a civic landmark as well as centre piece for Halifax, a contribution to the economic revitalisation of the City, and a new ‘hub’ for cultural activities. The building will also be socially, economically and environmentally sustainable. The facility will be a rich democratic multi-generational resource centre for knowledge, learning and personal development.
The new Halifax Central Library is the most significant public building to be built in Halifax in a generation, and will represent the diverse communities, talents, and creativity of the residents of Halifax throughout the municipality and present this to the world. When finished the library will stand as an iconic reflection of the diversity of the community and modern life
within the municipality as a whole.

The building is a collaboration between Fowler Bauld & Mitchell Ltd. of Halifax and Schmidt, Hammer Lassen of Denmark and recently American news and television network CNN included the project in its list of 10 eye-popping new buildings of 2014.