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:
- Capilano Library (Edmonton, Alta.) by Patkau Architects Inc. and Group2 Architecture Interior Design Inc.;
- Billie Jean King Main Library (Long Beach, California) by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP;
- Independence Library and Apartments (Chicago, Illinois) by John Ronan Architects; and
- Northtown Branch Library and Apartments (Chicago, Illinois) by Perkins + Will.
Click here to find more details about the library awards.