2017 ALIA Australian Library Design Awards shortlist

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All Hallow's School, Potter Library by Fulton Trotter Architects.

All Hallow’s School, Potter Library by Fulton Trotter Architects. Image: Angus Martin

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Carey Baptist Grammar School, Information Resource Centre by Hayball.

Carey Baptist Grammar School, Information Resource Centre by Hayball. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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St Andrew’s Anglican College Learning Hub by Wilson Architects.

St Andrew’s Anglican College Learning Hub by Wilson Architects. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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St Joseph’s Nudgee College, Hanly Learning Centre – M3 Architecture

St Joseph’s Nudgee College, Hanly Learning Centre – M3 Architecture Image: Christopher Frederick Jones

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St Stephen’s School Junior School Library - Duncraig Campus by Coda Studio.

St Stephen’s School Junior School Library - Duncraig Campus by Coda Studio. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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Bayside City Council - Rockdale Library by CK Design International in association with Leffler Simes Architects and Stevenson and Turner Design.

Bayside City Council - Rockdale Library by CK Design International in association with Leffler Simes Architects and Stevenson and Turner Design. Image: Stefan Trajvovski

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Brimbank Libraries - Sunshine Library by Lyons Architecture.

Brimbank Libraries - Sunshine Library by Lyons Architecture. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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City of Perth Library by Kerry Hill Architects.

City of Perth Library by Kerry Hill Architects. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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City of Rockingham by Site Architecture.

City of Rockingham by Site Architecture. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre by ARM Architecture.

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre by ARM Architecture. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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Moreton Bay Council by PDT Architects.

Moreton Bay Council by PDT Architects. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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Success Public Library by Bollig Design Studio.

Success Public Library by Bollig Design Studio. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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Woollahra Library by BVN.

Woollahra Library by BVN. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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John Philips Library, Western Sydney University, Penrith Campus by Allen Jack and Cottier Architects.

John Philips Library, Western Sydney University, Penrith Campus by Allen Jack and Cottier Architects. Image: Michael Nicholson

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Reid Library, University of Western Australia by Schin Architects.

Reid Library, University of Western Australia by Schin Architects. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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Arup by BVN.

Arup by BVN. Image: John Gollings

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Barwon Health Library by Daryl Pelchen Architects.

Barwon Health Library by Daryl Pelchen Architects. Image: Courtesy ALIA

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The shortlist for the Australian Library and Information Association’s (ALIA) inaugural Library Design Awards have been released.

In the inaugural year of a new awards program celebrating the design of Australian libraries, 17 libraries, chosen from 33 nominations in academic, school, public and special categories, have been shortlisted.

The jury for the award comprises senior library leaders and design professionals including Philip Follent (life fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects) and Kylie Legge (director of Place Partners).

The winners will be announced at a ceremony, which will coincide with a one-day conference, to be held at the Library at the Dock, in the Docklands area of Melbourne on 19 June.

2017 ALIA Library Design Awards shortlist: 

School Library

All Hallows’ School, Potter Library – Fulton Trotter Architects

Carey Baptist Grammar School, Information Resource Centre – Hayball

St Andrew’s Anglican College Learning Hub – Wilson Architects

St Joseph’s Nudgee College, Hanly Learning Centre – M3 Architecture

St Stephen’s School Junior School Library - Duncraig Campus – Coda Studio

Public Library

Bayside City Council - Rockdale Library – CK Design International in association with Leffler Simes Architects and Stevenson and Turner Design

Brimbank Libraries - Sunshine Library – Lyons Architecture

City of Perth Library – Kerry Hill Architects

City of Rockingham – Site Architecture

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre – ARM Architecture

Moreton Bay Council – PDT Architects

Success Public Library – Bollig Design Studio

Woollahra Library – BVN

Academic Library

John Philips Library, Western Sydney University, Penrith Campus – Allen Jack and Cottier Architects

Reid Library, University of Western Australia – Schin Architects

Special Library 

Arup – BVN

Barwon Health Library – Daryl Pelchen Architects

For more information about the entries, including those not shortlisted, go here.


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