Edmonton library wins 2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Award

Capilano Library, Edmonton, Alta., designed by Patkau Architects Inc., is a 2020 recipient of the AIA/ALA Library Building Award by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA). Photo courtesy James Dow + Patkau Architects
Capilano Library, Edmonton, Alta., designed by Patkau Architects Inc. and Group2 Architecture Interior Design Inc., is a 2020 recipient of the AIA/ALA Library Building Award by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA).
Photo courtesy James Dow + Patkau Architects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) are awarding four libraries with the 2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards for excellence in architectural design.

The AIA/ALA Library Building Award recipients must demonstrate design achievement, including a sense of place, purpose, ecology, environmental sustainability, and history. This year’s award recipients, selected by a six-person jury, exemplify these qualities.

The 2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards recipients are:

Click here to find more details about the library awards.

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