Time Lapse Video of deconstruction of Reading Room Floor
One of the main Transformation activities so far has been the deconstruction of the floors in the centre of Central Library. To create high grade archive spaces, a brand new public exhibition and social space, as well as a restored Great Hall, 800 tonnes of book stack shelving and 135 tonnes of slabs and walls have had to be removed from the centre of the building. The combined workforce have spent 4800 hours so far completing these works - which you can now see condensed into just one minute below:
- A timelapse taken from August to December 2011, showing the central dome during the renovation work at Manchester Central Library.
- 3 images per hour are taken from 7am to 7pm and are stitched together at 100 frames per second.
- This work is in collaboration with MCC, Laing O'Rourke & MDDA [Manchester Digital Development Agency] http://www.manchesterdda.com
- Music: "These Walls Are Talking" by Blear Moon (http://blearmoon.com/)