Archive for the ‘Buildings and Equipment’ category

Now accepting webinar proposals

October 26, 2016

From Terry McQuown, Chair, LLAMA Continuing Education Development Committee: The Library Leadership and Management Association is now accepting proposals for its highly regarded webinar series.  All interested presenters or program organizers are encouraged to submit proposals. You do not need to be member to submit a proposal. Our webinars reach a wide range of library […]

Second Midwinter Institute Added for Atlanta

September 14, 2016

ALA Midwinter Registration is open for the LLAMA Institute: Emory University and Georgia Tech: A Collaborative Partnership Between Private and Public Institutions The half-day institute will take place at the new Library Service Center and focus on the public-private partnership between the Emory University and Georgia Tech libraries. Representatives from both institutions will discuss challenges, […]

2016 AIA/ALA Library Building Award Winners Announced

May 3, 2016

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) have selected seven projects to receive the 2016 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. This awards program was developed to encourage and recognize excellence in the architectural design of libraries, reflecting the evolving role of the library as a community space. The seven recipients of […]

ALA/IIDA Interior Design Award Entry Form is now available

January 22, 2016

The Online Entry Form for the 2016 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards is now available.  This biennial competition is co-sponsored by ALA and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). The awards honor excellence in library interior design. Award winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function and satisfaction of the client’s objectives. The competition is […]

Juror Application Available for 2017 ALA/AIA Library Building Awards

November 2, 2015

The LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Section (BES) is seeking jurors for the 2017 ALA/AIA Library Buildings Award competition. Jointly sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the prestigious competition recognizes excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries. The 2017 Library Building Awards Juror App is due via […]

E-book/Webcast package helps planning library expansion or renovation

June 19, 2015

Ann Hamilton was involved in academic library building projects for many years, most recently enlarging an academic research library from 100,000 to 200,000 square feet, but she couldn’t find a book that addressed each step of a construction project from the earliest planning stages through post construction details. “The majority of books on the market […]

LLAMA Schedule Available for Annual 2015

May 5, 2015

See the schedule of LLAMA’s exciting programs, meetings and events at Annual 2015 in San Francisco here

Six Recipients Selected for the 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

April 6, 2015

The American Library Association (ALA) and The American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected six recipients to receive the 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. The awards, managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), encourage excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries […]

2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Competition Now Open

November 24, 2014

The 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Call for Entries is now available.  The awards, managed by ALA/LLAMA and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), encourage excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries and recognize accomplishments in library architecture.  The deadline for submission is 5:00pm Eastern Time on January 16, 2015. Any library building […]

Call for Jurors – Library Building Awards

March 19, 2014

The LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Section (BES) is seeking jurors for the 2015 ALA/AIA Library Buildings Award competition. Jointly sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the prestigious biennial competition recognizes excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries. The 2015 Juror Application is due via email […]