Design and Education -
Creating Spaces for Lifelong Learning

A Conversation with Henry Myerberg, Principal, Rockwell Group & Design Director, L!BRARY Initiative

Henry Myerberg  

Program Overview

A conversation with Henry Myerberg on how Design is being used to facilitate learning. Henry will discuss how university campuses are being transformed into lifelong learning environments for multiple generations. Hear how the L!BRARY Initiative uses great design to improve student learning by redesigning the school library. If you are interested in architecture, education, community development or design, you will find this an outstanding presentation. Moderated by Creative Tampa Bay President, Peter Kageyama.

Henry Myerberg

Henry Myerburg, AIA, is a Principal with Rockwell Group, which he joined in February 2003. Henry received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1980. Since launching his own firm in 1986, Henry has built a distinguished career in designing “artfully formed, habitable stories” for houses, libraries, schools, stores, offices and galleries. As co-head of one of four design studios at Rockwell, Henry’s completed projects include several New York City public libraries, the re-branding of the Meijer stores, the new Albany Public LIbrary and Gap’s newest retail brand, Forth and Towne. Since 1999 Henry has been the volunteer design director for the LIBRARY Initiative, led by the Robin Hood Foundation to reinvent libraries for New York City’s 620 public elementary schools. His extensively published projects have won numerous awareds including top honors from the American Library Association/International Interior Design Association Library Design Awards for the PS 106 library, the 2001 National Award from the American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association for the Rhys Carpenter Library, completed in 1977 at Bryn Mawr College. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at national conferences on library and educational topics for the AIA, the American Library Association, and the Andrew Mellon Foundation. Other projects on the boards include hotels in California, Chicago, Washington D.C., and SteelStax, a performing arts complex in Bethlehem, PA.


Program Date & Time

7:00 pm


Free admission.

Donations appreciated.

Dessert, coffee and bar available for a donation.