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Guanajuato State Library

The upbeat but elegant Guanajuato State Library, designed under strict cost constraints, was selected in March 2009 as a recipient of the 2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Award which celebrates the finest examples of libraries designed by architects licensed in the United States. It is a rare use of the traditional Mexican cantera volcanic stone in a modern building.

LOCATION: Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico

CLIENT: Fundacion Cultural Guanajuato

SIZE: 121,223 SQ.FT/11,262 SQ.M

STATUS: Completed 2006