Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library Recognized with International Architecture Award

September 13, 2022

NEW YORK – New York’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) has been recognized with the International Architecture Award in the library category, recently conferred at an event in Athens. The award went to architecture firm Mecanoo, which led the design of the new Manhattan library.

SNFL, which represents a reimagining and remaking of New York Public Library’s central circulating branch supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), officially opened in 2021.

The prize is awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, which organized a celebratory event overlooking the Acropolis in Athens that SNF representatives had the pleasure of attending.


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