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Building Information

North Vancouver City Library is a landmark building and a source of civic pride. It was designed to meet the vision of the North Vancouver City Council as an anchor for a new urban precinct in the heart of the city: a contemporary, sustainable and accessible facility. Designed by Diamond and Schmitt Architects and CEI Architecture in joint venture, the building has won several awards.


BCLA Merit Award 2009

An award-winning library

LEED Gold Certification 2015, Canada Green Buildings Council

National Urban Design Award, Urban Architecture Category, 2012, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Award of Excellence, Commercial/Institutional Category, 2010 (PDF), City of North Vancouver Advisory Design Panel

Lieutenant-Governor Award of Merit, 2009, Architectural Institute of British Columbia

Award of Excellence in Library Building, 2009, British Columbia Library Association

BOMA Earth Award of Excellence for Green Building, 2009, Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada

Merit Award for Building Projects, 2005, British Columbia Library Association

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