AIA/ALA Name Winners of Library Design Awards

March 31, 2009

By Jenna M. McKnight

The eight recipients of the 2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards were announced on March 5. The biennial awards, presented by the American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association, honor exemplary library projects by architects licensed in the U.S. Recipients will be recognized during the ALA annual conference in Chicago on July 13.

Chongqing Library; Chongqing, China; Perkins Eastman
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Chongqing Library; Chongqing, China; Perkins Eastman

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The winners are:

Arabian Library; Scottsdale, Arizona; Richard + Bauer Architecture

Biblioteca Central Estatal Wigberto Jiménez Moreno; Leon, Mexico; Pei Partnership Architects

Chongqing Library; Chongqing, China; Perkins Eastman

C.V. Starr East Asian Library; Berkeley, California; Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Francis Martin Library; Bronx, New York; 1100 Architects

Gentry Public Library; Gentry, Arkansas; Marlon Blackwell Architect

Minneapolis Central Library; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Palo Verde Library/Maryvale Community Center; Phoenix, Arizona; Gould Evans Associates + Wendell Burnette Architects

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