2018 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards
Every year, the AIA is proud to partner with the American Library Association/Library Leadership and Management Association to honor the best in library architecture and design.
The AIA/ALA Library Building Award is the only award that recognizes entire library structures and all aspects of their design.
Austin Central Library
A technologically rich hub for innovation and cultural intelligence, the Austin Central Library has created a framework for lifelong learning that bolsters a more resilient community.
Eastham Public Library
Recalling Cape Cod’s mid-century modern heritage, the Eastham Public Library in Eastham, Massachusetts, represents the juxtaposition of modern facility and historic artifact.
Hastings Public Library Renovation/Addition
Once dark and dingy, the library has emerged as a beacon of education in the city’s downtown area.
Laurel Branch Library
Aspiring to provide an environment that promotes learning and social interaction while lifting the human spirit, the Laurel Branch Library pivots around a unique historic site in Laurel, Maryland.
Pico Branch Library
A true community living room, Pico Branch Library leverages its setting to encourage its use as both an educational resource and social gathering spot.
Tulsa City-County Central Library
A key piece in catalyzing the revitalization of Tulsa, Oklahoma’s struggling urban core, this project transformed a dilapidated structure and brusque civic plaza into a community jewel.