Juror Application Available for 2017 ALA/AIA Library Building Awards

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.

TheĀ 2017 Library Building Awards Juror App is due via email by December 31, 2015. The BES Library Building Awards Committee will select a diverse set of jurors based on type of library, geographic area, experiences with building projects, and previous jury experience. Applicants are required to be ALA/LLAMA members.

Anticipated time commitments for selected jurors include:

  • Attending jury orientation at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando
  • Virtual review and discussion of entries, and selection of winning projects in early 2017
  • Attending the Awards Presentation Program at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, and participating in the orientation meeting for new jurors

For questions about serving as a juror, please see the application form or contact Maureen Arndt, Chair of the BES Library Building Awards Committee; or Kerry Ward, LLAMA Executive Director, kward@ala.org, 800-545-2433 x5036.

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