Edmonton library wins 2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Award

September 28, 2020

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[1]
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

The American Institute of Architects[2] (AIA) and the American Library Association[3] (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[8] to find more details about the library awards.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.constructioncanada.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Opener-12.jpg
  2. American Institute of Architects: https://www.aia.org/
  3. American Library Association: http://www.ala.org/
  4. Patkau Architects Inc.: https://patkau.ca/
  5. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP: https://www.som.com/
  6. John Ronan Architects: http://www.jrarch.com/
  7. Perkins + Will: https://perkinswill.com/
  8. here: https://www.aia.org/awards/7241-aiaala-library-building-award

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