AIA/ALA Names 2022 Library Building Award Recipients

Michael Robinson
Indian Creek Library in Olathe, Kansas, designed by Gould Evans

Today, the American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association honored five libraries across the United States with the 2022 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards for their “design achievement, including a sense of place, purpose , ecology, environmental sustainability and history”. ”

The 2022 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards judging panel consisted of President Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg in Santa Monica, CA; Paul Danna, FAIA, SOM in Los Angeles; Danielle Hermann, AIA, OPN Architects in Des Moines, Iowa; Teri Canada, AIA, Evoke Studio Architecture in Durham, North Carolina; Anders Dahlgren, Library Planning Associates in Normal, Illinois; Lisa Lintner, Johnson County Public Library in Franklin, Indiana; and Thomas Hickerson, Library Consultant, Quality Metrics in Vancouver, BC.

The winning projects

Bruce Damonte

Adams Street Library in Brooklyn, New York, designed by WorkAc


Roehner and Ryan

Asante Library in Surprise, Arizona, designed by Richärd Kennedy Architects


Border of Gabé

Cruzen-Murray Library in Caldwell, Idaho, designed by Richärd Kennedy Architects


Michael Robinson

Indian Creek Library in Olathe, Kansas, designed by Gould Evans


Bell of Trent

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, DC, designed by Mecanoo with OTJ Architects


See more 2022 AIA Honors Award winners here.

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