Thoughts on Storage


Compact Storage Created for a College Science Lab

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Apr 2019

Compact Storage Created for a College Science Lab

Space on campus is always in high demand, and every area that’s set aside for storage is a space that could potentially be used for teaching, research, or other uses. Yet storage actually plays a central role in the student experience: music departments need storage for instruments and sheet music, for instance, and sports teams need space for equipment. Storage for science labs is particularly...

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Custom Casework Capabilities

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Mar 2019

Custom Casework Capabilities

Ask us about the possibilities of modular casework!  Hamilton Casework Solution’s comprehensive experience delivering medical and educational solutions proved invaluable for a college’s hybrid environment.  Here are a few photos of just one element of the final space: Click below to read the official case study by Hamilton Casework Solutions and ask us how we can help you get started with your casework needs:


Library Becomes Bright & Modern Study Center

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Mar 2019

Library Becomes Bright & Modern Study Center

University libraries typically occupy prime real estate in the heart of campus, so it’s important to ensure that they meet students’ needs. As educational materials move from print to online, libraries are changing to offer better connectivity and more space for modern uses. This Midwestern university recently gutted an entire three-story library and repurposed the space to provide amenities like connected classrooms, powerful computing labs,...

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Day Use Lockers Optimize Space in New York Office

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Mar 2019

Day Use Lockers Optimize Space in New York Office

Activity-based workplace design, also called “hoteling” or “hot desking,” gives employees the freedom to choose their preferred work environment as their needs change throughout the day. Because most employees don’t have offices or cubicles, they need secure, reliable day use lockers to store their personal belongings, laptops, and other supplies and equipment. The design team for an activity-based workplace in New York was committed to...

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Keep police uniforms and equipment organized

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Mar 2019

Keep police uniforms and equipment organized

Police departments need to keep a variety of items on hand for issuing to officers and staff, including badges, safety vests, uniforms, shoes, and other gear. In the U.S., this function is generally referred to as “quartermaster” while in Canada it’s sometimes called “quarterstores.” The Halton Regional Police Quarterstores Services, located on the outskirts of Toronto, coordinates all supplies within the police organization, including thousands...

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Library Showcases Local History Collection

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Feb 2019

Library Showcases Local History Collection

The new Calgary Central Library, the flagship of the city’s public library system, opened in downtown Calgary in November 2018. It features stunning architecture and a variety of innovations to help patrons learn and explore. The “Calgary’s Story” area showcases the local history collection of the Calgary Public Library, including monographs, photos, documents and historical maps. Visitors to Calgary’s Story can research their family history,...

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Creating Space for Teaching and Technology

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Feb 2019

Creating Space for Teaching and Technology

Like many university campuses, this state university was facing a space crunch. In particular, the Department of Art and Design wanted to offer students hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology, but they lacked space for specialized computer labs for animation, digital photography, and other design courses. The main library on campus, meanwhile, had an entire floor of underutilized space. Microfilm cabinets, along with audio recordings and...

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New Lockers for National Guard

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Feb 2019

New Lockers for National Guard

Spacesaver consultants are experts in space optimization, and they can often save clients the expense of new construction by re-thinking how areas are used and designing solutions that are a better fit for the space that’s available. That was the case at an Idaho National Guard unit where soldiers were using lockers that were worn out and too small to accommodate their gear. Because the...

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New Uniform and Supply Storage Created for High School

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Jan 2019

New Uniform and Supply Storage Created for High School

The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is the U.S. Department of Defense’s largest youth development program, with more than 300,000 cadets enrolled in approximately 1,700 high schools throughout the United States. Each cadet needs supplies, equipment, and uniforms, and these items must be kept clean and organized to prevent loss or damage. Like many schools, the Virginia high school didn’t have enough storage space to...

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Improving efficiency and organization in a university hospital

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Dec 2018

Improving efficiency and organization in a university hospital

A university hospital’s food service storage area was cramped and crowded, with dry goods and non-perishable foods stored on wire shelving with casters. Staff often needed to roll several shelving units out of the way in order to reach the items they needed. They were also running out of space in the storage area, which was located in a basement with no room to expand....

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