For immediate release | June 17, 2024

IIDA Announces Winners of the 2024 Library Interior Design Awards


Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Library Interior Design Awards. This biennial competition recognizes excellence in library interior design and promotes examples of extraordinary design reflected through innovative concepts in nine categories.

The recipients of the 2024 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards are:

Academic Libraries—30,000 Square Feet and Under

Project: Georgia State University Library North Study Commons
Firm: PRAXIS3 Architecture + Multidisciplinary Design
Location: Atlanta, GA

Academic Libraries—Over 30,000 Square Feet

Project: Weldon Library Revitalization
Firm: Perkins&Will
Location: London, Canada

Project: Tec de Monterrey CCM BiblioTec
Firm: The Beck Group
Location: Ciudad de México, México

On the Boards

Project: Gateway Public Library
Firm: Richärd Kennedy Architects / White Baux Studio
Location: Mesa, AZ

Project: Columbus Metropolitan Library Marion-Franklin Branch
Firm: EVOKE Studio + Schooley Caldwell
Location: Columbus, OH

Outstanding Historic Renovation Project

Project: Western Kentucky University Commons at Helm Library
Firm: Gensler in collaboration with Luckett & Farley
Location: Bowling Green, KY

Public Libraries—30,000 Square Feet and Under

Project: Pleasant Hill Library
Firm: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Location: Pleasant Hill, CA

Project: The Indianapolis Public Library – West Perry Branch
Firm: HBM Architects, LLC
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Public Libraries—Over 30,000 Square Feet

Project: The Shanghai Library East
Firm: Schmidt Hammer Lassen
Location: Shanghai, China

Project: Missoula Public Library Downtown Flagship Library & Culture House
Firm: MSR Design
Location: Missoula, MT

Single Space

Project: Robarts Library Reading Room
Firm: Superkül
Location: Toronto, Canada

Winners will receive their awards on Saturday, June 29 at 1pm PST during the 2024 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, CA. For questions or more information, contact

IIDA is the commercial interior design association with global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. We advocate for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of interior design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well- being of people’s lives every day.


Amber Robbin

Membership & Marketing Manager

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures