Today, The American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association honored five libraries in 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 jury for the 2022 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards comprised chair Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg in Santa Monica, Calif.; Paul Danna, FAIA, SOM in Los Angeles; Danielle Hermann, AIA, OPN Architects in Des Moines, Iowa; Teri Canada, AIA, Evoke Studio Architecture in Durham, N.C.; Anders Dahlgren, Library Planning Associates in Normal, Ill.; Lisa Lintner, Johnson County Public Library in Franklin, Ind.; and Thomas Hickerson, Library Consultant, Quality Metrics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Winning Projects
Adams Street Library in Brooklyn, New York, designed by WorkAc
Asante Library in Surprise, Ariz., designed by Richärd Kennedy Architects
Cruzen-Murray Library in Caldwell, Idaho, designed by Richärd Kennedy Architects
Indian Creek Library in Olathe, Kan., designed by Gould Evans
See more winners of the 2022 AIA Honor Awards here.