LLAMA ALA/AIA Library Building Awards



2013 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards
Anacostia Neighborhood Library, DC Public Library
Architect: The Freelon Group
Location: Washington, DC


To encourage excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association/Library Leadership and Management Association (ALA/LLAMA) created this award to distinguish accomplishments in library architecture.



2015 Award Juror Application

The 2015 juror application is now available. The application deadline is May 2, 2014. For questions about the serving as a juror for the competition, please see the application or contact Kay Runge, Chair of the BES Library Building Awards Committee.

2015 Award Entry Information

The Online Entry Form will be available in late 2014.

2015 Awards Presentation

Winning projects will be honored in June 2015 at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Previous Competitions 

See the following for previous award winners

2013 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

2011 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Award Winners (pdf)

Winners since 1995


For more information about the awards, contact Fred Reuland at 800-545-2433, ext.5032, or freuland@ala.org.