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Young High School upgrade and new joint-use library and community facility.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 1 Jul 2019

Hayball designs ‘precedent setting’ joint-use library for regional NSW town and school

Designs by Hayball for a new public library in the town of Young, in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, have been endorsed by the local council.

TL Robertson Library by Hames Sharley and Danish practice Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Mar 2019

Hames Sharley and Schmidt Hammer Lassen design refurbishment of Curtin University library

Hames Sharley and Danish practice Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects will design a $60 million refurbishment of a library at a Perth university.

Neptune’s Fishbowl in South Yarra by Robin Boyd, completed 1970.
Exhibition | 21 Nov 2018

Peter Wille: Out Driving exhibition

Architectural draughtsman and amateur photographer Peter Wille’s photographs of Melbourne’s mid-century architecture will be on display for the first time from 1 December 2018 at the State Library of Victoria.

City of Perth Library by Kerry Hill Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Sep 2018

Entries sought for library design awards

Showcasing contemporary library design, the Australian Library Design Awards and Conference returns in 2019 at the State Library of Queensland.

The entrance has a thriving vertical garden and devil’s ivy cascading from levels above.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 22 Nov 2017

Jungle book: Woollahra Library

At Woollahra Library in Double Bay, Sydney, the focus is just as much on people as it is about books. Designed by BVN, it is a lively space for exploration and community connection.

City of Perth Library by Kerry Hill Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Jun 2017

Winners revealed: 2017 ALIA Australian Library Design Awards

In the inaugural year of a new awards program celebrating the design of Australian libraries, five libraries, in academic, school, public and special categories, have won awards.

All Hallow's School, Potter Library by Fulton Trotter Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 May 2017

2017 ALIA Australian Library Design Awards shortlist

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

The Library at the Dock by Clare Design.
Conference | 5 Apr 2017

Australian Library Design Awards Conference 2017

The announcement of the winners of the inaugural Australian Library Design Awards will be accompanied by a one-day conference in Melbourne.

The Marrickville community centre and library designed by BVN.
News | Louisa Wright | 9 Sep 2016

DA submitted for BVN’s Marrickville library and community centre

Developer Mirvac has submitted a development application for the site of the proposed Marrickville community centre and library in Sydney, designed by BVN Architecture.

Stewart Hollenstein's proposal for the Varna library in Bulgaria.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 22 Dec 2015

Sydney architects win accolade in Bulgarian library competition

Stewart Hollenstein, architects of Sydney’s forthcoming Green Square Library, win honourable mention in library design competition.

Washington Park in Chicago's South Side (pictured centrally in the foreground) is one of two potential sites for the new Obama Presidential Centre.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 22 Dec 2015

Obama library: seven finalists announced

Three European and four US architecture practices are in the running to design the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.

The Geelong Library and Heritage Centre by ARM Architecture.
News | Linda Cheng | 20 Nov 2015

ARM’s Geelong Library and Heritage Centre opens

Dubbed the “big brain,” the form of ARM’s Geelong Library recalls the tradition of great domed buildings as a civic symbol.

The new north facade of the Bendigo Library Redevelopment, a project which reinvigorates the Victorian city’s existing library, built in 1982–84 by Robinson Loo Wyss & Schneider.
Projects | Justine Clark | 8 Dec 2014

Refined bones: Bendigo Library Redevelopment

MGS Architects’ revitalization project results in a contemporary landmark that makes a worthy contribution to the urban fabric of Bendigo.

At QUT Kelvin Grove Library, a ceiling made of hundreds of old book covers adds drama to the staircase.
Projects | Margie Fraser | 2 Jul 2012

QUT Kelvin Grove Library

Peddle Thorp Architects and James Cubitt Architects transform a university library.

Looking down into magazine and newspaper reading on the lower ground floor.
Projects | Laura Harding | 10 Mar 2010

Surry Hills Library and Community Centre

On the city fringe of Sydney, FJMT has produced a finely considered piece of public architecture.

Junee Library, elegantly housed in a stripped back, formerly dilapidated supermarket.
Projects | Ian Martin | 1 Mar 2010

Junee Library

A new living room for Junee – Workshop 1 Dunn + Hillam Architects’ efficient and engaging library.

Edith Cowan University Library
Archive | Kate Hislop | 1 May 2008

Edith Cowan University Library

A ‘third place’. The colourful new library by Jones Coulter Young forms an accessible gateway for ECU’s Joondalup campus.