Awards for Buildings and Interiors Committee

Charge

Manages with the American Institute of Architects the annual ALA/AIA Library Building Awards and the International Interior Design Association the biannual ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards.

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Roster

Jeanie Lai (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Lauren Stara (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Peter J. Bolek (Past-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mary E. Braney (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mr. Rob Cullin (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Linda A. Kopecky (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Natalie McDonough (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to April 3, 2024)
Amber Robbin (Staff Liaison, January 24, 2024, to June 29, 2050)
Contact Core (Staff, January 24, 2024, to June 29, 2050)

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About this Committee

Deliverables

  • Planning and implementation of the annual building awards program
  • Planning and implementation of the bi-annual interior awards program
  • Selection of award jurors
  • Coordinate awards publicity with partner organizations
  • Liaise between Core and the partner organizations
  • Periodic review and revise the award criteria

Expected Time Commitment

  • Two hours for juror application review
  • Ten hours in the winter for program planning
  • Two hours at Annual Conference for program participation

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Experience in library architecture or building projects, or experience with library interior design projects
  • Familiarity with the ALA/AIA award or the ALA/IIDA award