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Little Free Library Design Competition

  • 01:00 - 11 October, 2016
Little Free Library Design Competition
Little Free Library Design Competition, Courtesy of Unknown
Courtesy of Unknown

Design a little free library, help a community, and win the opportunity for your library to be mass produced and have global impact.


  • Snøhetta San Francisco Team
  • Chronicle Books Design + Production Team
  • Todd H. Bol, Little Free Library
  • Dan Cohen, Gramming for Good + Collective Good
  • Brett Randall Jones, David Baker Architects
  • Christina Jenkins, Project H Design
  • Kevin Lippert, Princeton Architectural Press
  • Renée Elaine Sazcı, AIA San Francisco


  • Stewards Choice: chosen by the Little Free Library Community
  • Judges Choice: chosen by the judges, listed below
  • Chronicle Books Choice: chosen by the Chronicle Books team, and considered for large-scale production
  • (Must be able to flat pack into a carton. Final product cannot weigh (when packed) more than 42lbs (19kg). Materials must be environmentally conscious.)

All winners receive architectural libraries worth $300, and their libraries will be produced and donated to a community in need.

Submission Format
Please review the website ( for additional requirements and to submit your designWe are accepting drawings, concept renderings, models, and even constructions Submit all entries as a single PDF smaller than 50MB and print resolution through this formOther materials can be sent to 680 2nd Street, San Francisco CA 94110Email with any questions

This competition was submitted by an ArchDaily user. If you'd like to submit a competition, call for submissions or other architectural 'opportunity' please use our "Submit a Competition" form. The views expressed in announcements submitted by ArchDaily users do not necessarily reflect the views of ArchDaily.

Cite: "Little Free Library Design Competition" 11 Oct 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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