The first project we had to begin our designing of the Vance Chavis Library was a Site Analysis. As a group we were asked to study the solar orientation, vehicular/pedestrian circulation,historical context of the Library, as well as, the figure ground,scale/massing. I focused on the Solar Orientation and the scale and orientation of the spaces that are currently in use in the library. The first 2 images are what I created based on my studies of the building's solar orientation. The third and fourth images are the final boards my group presented. The last image is the diagram I created based on the spacial adjacencies that are in the current building in which the library is housed. The main thing I took away from this assignment is how important light is in a building and how poor the quality of natural light the current building is getting. Also, I realized how blocked off all the spaces in the current building are. There needs to be an open floor plan that allows for free flowing spaces.