The Health Library of Cardiff University is located on three floors in the seven storay Cochrane
Building. The 6,200 m² scheme of Medical School contains the library, along with clinical
skills and simulation laboratories, teaching rooms and a resting area. Users visit the library
not only for scientific purposes but they can also gather and interact. Cochrane building is an
excelent axample of the aplication of the concept of “third place” in the libraries.