LLAMA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ALA/IIDA LIBRARY INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS

The Library Leadership and Management Association  and The International Interior Design Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Library Interior Design Awards. This biennial competition honors international excellence in library Interior Design. Award winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function, and satisfaction of the client’s objectives.

“The entries that we received for this biennial competition clearly speak to the evolving needs of 21st-century library patrons,” IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP, said.  “And they illustrate that library design spaces can inspire as well as they function.  We are pleased to honor and celebrate this year’s winners and their contribution to the elevation of design.”

A gallery of the winning entries is available for viewing: http://www.iida.org/content.cfm/2014-library-interior-design-award-winners

Serving the judging panel for the 2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards were Christy S. Cain, IIDA, RID, LEED AP BD+C (Senior Associate, Perkins + Will); Stasia Czech, IIDA (Senior Associate and Interior Designer, NBBJ); Jessica N. Kayongo, J.D, M.A. (Anthropology & Interim Sociology Librarian, Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame); and Richard L. (Dick) Waters, MLS (Principal Consultant, Godfrey’s Associates, Inc.).

The winners of the 2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards are:

Public Libraries, Over 30,000 sq. ft.

Firm: Dewberry; Dallas, TX, USA

Project: Midland Centennial Library; Midland, TX, USA

Honorable Mention

Firm: OPN Architects; Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

Project: Cedar Rapids Public Library; Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

Public Libraries, 30,000 sq. ft. and smaller

Firm: Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership with 1100 Architect; New York, NY, USA

Project: Queens Library; Jamaica, NY, USA

 Honorable Mention

Firm: JKMM Architects; Helsinki, FI

Project: City Library in Seinäjoki; Seinäjoki, FI April 23, 2014 | 2

Honorable Mention

Firm: Bettisworth Welsh Whiteley; Fairbanks, AK, USA

Project: Ketchikan Public Library; Ketchikan, AK, USA

Academic Libraries, Over 30,000 sq. ft.

Firm: Snohetta/Clark Nexsen/Another Inside Job; New York, NY, USA

Project: James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

Honorable Mention

Firm: designLAB architects; Boston, MA, USA

Project: Claire T. Carney Library; North Dartmouth, MA, USA

Honorable Mention

Firm: The Miller Hull Partnership; Seattle, WA, USA

Project: Odegaard Undergraduate Library; Seattle, WA, USA

Academic Libraries, 30,000 sq. ft. and smaller

Firm: Loop Interior Design Inc.; Calgary, AB, CA

Project: Glenmore Christian Academy Elementary Library; Calgary, AB, CA

Honorable Mention

Firm: Joel Sanders Architect; New York, NY, USA

Project: Education Commons, University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Special Libraries, Over 30,000 sq. ft.

Firm: Gensler; Dallas, TX, USA

Project: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Honorable Mention

Firm: Collins Cooper Carusi Architects, Inc.; Atlanta, GA, USA

Project: Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library; Athens, GA, USA

Special Libraries, 30,000 sq. ft. and smaller

Firm: Gensler; Los Angeles, CA, USA

Project: Gensler Los Angeles, Resource Library; Los Angeles, CA, USA

Outstanding Historic Renovation Project

Firm: CannonDesign; St. Louis, MO, USA

Project: St. Louis Public Library, Central Library; St. Louis, MO, USA

Honorable Mention

Firm: Gensler; Houston, TX, USA

Project: Julia Ideson Building; Houston, TX, USA April 23, 2014 | 3

Single Space Design

Firm: Rice+Lipka Architects; New York, NY, USA

Project: NYPL Hamilton Grange Teen Center; New York, NY, USA

Honorable Mention

Firm: Dewberry; Dallas, TX, USA

Project: Schaumburg Township Main Library – Teen Quad; Schaumburg, IL, USA

On the Boards

Firm: *MULTIPLICITIES; New York, NY, USA

Project: New Law Library of Harlem; New York, NY, USA

Honorable Mention

Firm: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP + Wight & Co.; Chicago, IL, USA

Project: Chinatown Public Library; Chicago, IL, USA

The Best of Competition winner will be announced at the ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas on June 26, 2014, where all of the competition winners will be celebrated. Images of the winning projects will also be featured on the IIDA website and published in Contract and American Libraries magazines.

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About the Library Leadership and Management Association

The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.

About International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is the preeminent Commercial Interior Design professional networking and educational association with more than 13,000 Members practicing worldwide in more than 50 countries. IIDA promotes the value of Interior Design to business decision makers and to the general public through its Members who create the exceptional environments that encompass every aspect of the human experience. IIDA is committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in Interior Design and advancing Interior Design through knowledge, value and community. www.iida.org

 

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