Little Free Libraries® are installed in front yards, community centers, and public spaces all over the world, acting as book exchanges and neighborhood hubs. There are nearly 40,000 of these structures
worldwide—connecting people and supporting literacy.
Chronicle Books, Little Free Library, and AIASF are inviting international architects, designers, students, and book lovers of all kinds to rethink this unique structure, and solve some problems identified by stewards—the neighborhood heroes who care for them.
Tree of Knowledge by CIRCLE
(Ryo Otsuka, Lin Zihao)
We will use this information to inform a design competition
Owlie by Bartosz Bochynski of FUTUMATA London, England
300 submissions from 40 countries later, here are the winners:
Design a Library, Build a Community
Rachel Murdaugh of Clark Nexsen
Asheville, North Carolina
Chronicle Books' Choice
Princeton Architectural Press
David Baker Architects
Renée Elaine Sazcı
Collective Good + Gramming for Good
Brett Randall Jones
Project H Design
San Francisco Team
Todd H. Bol
Little Free Library
AIA San Francisco
Awards (You May Submit to One or Multiple)
A library of architecture books worth $300
Steward Challenges Include...
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