From the American Institute of Architects:
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) are awarding five libraries with the 2021 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards for excellence in architectural design.
2021 AIA/ALA Library Building Award recipients must demonstrate design achievement, including a sense of place, purpose, ecology, environmental sustainability, and of history. This year’s AIA/ALA Library Building Award recipients, selected by a six-person jury, exemplify these qualities.
2021 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards recipients:
- Arizona State Library Hayden Library Reinvention, Tempe, AZ | Ayers Saint Gross
- Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library Renovation, Boston | Utile, Inc.
- Sunset Park Library, Brooklyn, New York | Leroy Street Studio Architecture
- Taylor Street Apartments and Little Italy Branch Library, Chicago | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
- Valente Library, Cambridge, MA | William Rawn Associates, Architects, Inc.
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