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Greenpoint Library Receives Several Awards

December 30, 2021

2021 was an exciting year for Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center. After opening to the public in fall 2020, the library continues to be honored with multiple awards in across design disciplines. Most recently, Greenpoint Library received the AIA Tri-State Design Awards Silver Medal, the top award in the Regional and Urban Design category.

Below is a full list of each of the awards and their significance:

AIA Tri-State Silver Medal: Silver Medal, Regional and Urban Design (2021)
The Silver Medal is the highest honor given by AIA Tri-State, which recognizes regional excellence in design and impact on the built environment, considering factors such urban design, regional and city planning, and community development.


AIA New York State Design Awards: Institutional Merit Award (2021)
The AIA New York State 2021 Design Awards highlight works displaying architectural excellence, by New York licensed and registered architects. Submissions were selected over nine categories, with 24 total projects as recipients.


NYCxDesign Awards (Interior Design): Greater Good: Social + Environmental Impact Category (2021)
The NYCxDesign Awards focus on interior design, awarding projects over a variety of major design areas.


Architizer A+ Award: Finalist (2021)
The Architizer A+ Award recognizes the work of top architecture firms worldwide, highlighting architecture and spaces that exhibit great design and demonstrate excellence. Read more.


Fast Company Innovation by Design Award: Spaces and Places category Finalist (2021)
The Fast Company 2021 Innovation by Design Award honors the most innovative architecture by evaluating factors such as functionality, originality, beauty, sustainability, user insight, cultural impact, and business impact across 37 categories.


ASLA-NY: Merit Award, General Design (2021)
The American Society Of Landscape Architects New York (ASLA-NY) Design Award recognizes projects that demonstrate excellence in landscape architecture. Selections were contingent on design quality, design execution, innovation, community impact, and impact on the profession.