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CURVE Design & Planning: Design & Construction

Project site for CURVE: Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment at Georgia State University Library (2013-2014)


See CURVE on Pinterest for construction images from start to finish, 2013-2014

CURVE concept images by Collins Cooper Carusi Architects, Fall 2013.






  • Highly-visible space enclosed by glass walls; passersby will see collaboration and large-scale visualizations from multiple vantage points
  • Modular layout to facilitate a variety of groups and configurations
  • Swipe-card (PantherCard) access for all qualified Georgia State students, faculty, and staff


Fiber & Data

When completed, CURVE will have 66 fiber termination points and approximately 40 data (Cat6) connections.

CURVE wiring


Partition Glass Wall

Curved glass wall - C.R. Laurence Stacking Partion System - See brochure/specs (pdf)


New South Construction demolition began 12/23/2013.  See CURVE on Pinterest for construction images from start to finish, 2013-2014.

Core Design Team

Bryan Sinclair
Associate Dean & Project Lead
Georgia State University Library

Krista Graham
Head, Digital Library Services

Khyle Hannan
Library Facilities Coordinator

Joseph Hurley
Interim Director, CURVE

Technical Advisors:

Keith Campbell
Director, Technology Engineering
Information Systems & Technology

Davide Gaetano
IT Architect
Information Systems & Technology

Jack Reed
Geospatial Web Engineer
Digital Library Systems, Stanford University Libraries