Calgary library wins AIA’s contemporary architecture award
January 28, 2020
Designed by Snøhetta and Dialog, the Calgary Central Library in Alberta is a recipient of the 2020 Architecture Awards by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The awards celebrate the best in contemporary architecture and highlight the many ways buildings and spaces can improve lives.
The nine-member jury selects submissions that demonstrate design achievement, including a sense of place, purpose, history, and environmental sustainability.
This year’s other recipients are:
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 (Mumbai, India) by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill;
Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship (Chicago, Illinois) by John Ronan Architects;
Floral Court (London, United Kingdom) by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates;
Glenstone Museum (Potomac, Maryland) by Thomas Phifer and Partners;
Jishou Art Museum (Jishou, China) by Atelier FCJZ;
Minnesota State Capitol Restoration (St. Paul, Minnesota) by HGA; and
Tivoli Hjørnet (Copenhagen, Denmark) by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners.