Architect Search Committee meets
Committee recommendation brought to University's Capital Projects Committee for its approval
Programmatic review and schematic design
Board of Trustees' review and approval
Design development, cost estimates, drafting of construction documents
Board of Trustees' design and funding approval
The site is prepared and the slurry wall and ring beam are constructed.
The basement that will house the automated storage and retrieval system and the mezzanine level mechanical room are dug.
The basement and ground floors are put in.
The bridge from Mansueto to Regenstein is built, the pathway through Regenstein to the bridge is constructed, and the interior work in Regenstein is finished.
The dome is constructed.
The automated storage and retrieval system is assembled on the basement level.
Finishing work is done. Faculty, students, staff, and visiting scholars begin using the new Library in May 2011.
Materials from campus libraries are loaded into the automated storage and retrieval system.
The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library is dedicated on October 11, 2012.
Photo by Cheryl Rusnak