Tag Archives: Georgia

Hand-seamed roof elevates library’s aesthetics

When officials in Lilburn, Ga., planned the new double-duty library and city hall building, the vision called for interior spaces providing easy access and circulation within the structure, with a shared lobby space on the first and second floor. On the exterior, the design called for steep-slope roof elements that would draw attention to certain building functions and entry locations, and metal roof panels to accentuate these spaces.

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Ten projects recognized for high-performance design

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced the recipients of its Top Ten Awards, celebrating projects that successfully integrate innovative design alongside high performance. Now in its 21st year, the award program recognizes projects that meet COTE’s criteria for social, economic, and ecological value.

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