in the Public Realm
Santa Monica Public Library

Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners
  • Constructed, 2005
  • Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Sustainability Award
  • National Electrical Contractors Association/LA Award for Electrical Excellence
  • Southern California Development Forum Honor Award 2006
  • International Interior Design Association Calibre Award for Environmental Leadership 2006
  • Los Angeles Business Council Architectural Awards, Sustainable category 2006
  • Pre-cast Institute Design Award “Best Public/Institutional Building” 2006
  • McGraw Hill California Construction, Merit Award, Best Civic/Redevelopment 2006
  • Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award 2007
  • Boston Society of Architects Sustainable Design Award 2007
  • Build Boston Exhibition 2007
  • New American Architecture Exhibition 2007
  • AIACC Design Awards “Savings By Design” 2008
  • Southern California Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award for Environmental Sustainable Design 2008
  • LEED Gold 2006
Santa Monica Public Library - John Ruble
This new main Library reflects the character of Santa Monica as a place and as a community, supporting a well-informed public in the comfort of the benign coastal climate of southern California. Seeking to enhance community awareness and encourage public use, the design presents a building of approachable scale and civic proportions, opening in all directions to access, daylight, and views into and out of the building.

Designed through a series of community meetings, the 110,000 square foot l...
Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners
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Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica , CA 90401
United States

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