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Library meets T IT in Zim Architectural and Planning Studio was recently commissioned to design the Megahey Learning Resource Centre, which was funded by anonymous donation to the Peterhouse Group of Schools in Marondera, Zimbabwe. PHOTOGRAPHY CHRIS SCOTT-SCOTTY

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he Megahey Learning Resource Centre (LRC) at Peterhouse School in Zimbabwe was built in the name of Alan Megahey, a former rector/ headmaster, and is intended to honour his considerable contribution to the school, specifically in the fields of culture, intellect and innovation. The building was envisioned as a synthesis between traditional library and modern IT centre – as well as housing an archive of information and memorabilia collected by both Alan Megahey and Peterhouse School. The building placement within the school’s campus complements