Half Moon Bay Public Library

Noll & Tam

Half Moon Bay Public Library

Architect: Noll & Tam

Size: 22,000 sf

Status: Completed in 2017

MSD Key Staff: David Mar

Awards and Certifications: 

  • 2019 AIA/ALA Library Award
  • Winner 2019 AIASF Sustainable Community Infrastructure Special Commendation
  • LEED Gold targeted
  • Net Zero Energy targeted

This new regional library was designed with naturally weathering materials including wood, concrete, Cor-Ten steel, copper, zinc, and stone. The library features daylit interior spaces, outdoor reading plazas, acoustically separated areas for teen activities, and a flexible maker space.

Photo by Anthony Lindsey

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