Kirkkonummi Library wins International Architecture Awards 2022

24 08 2022

The Chicago Athenaeum announces the International Architecture Awards 2022 for excellence in the world’s first and oldest global design awards program. And we are proud to tell that Kirkkonummi Library ‘Fyyri’ is one of the winners.

From a shortlist of over 450 submissions, the distinguished jury selected over 150 award-winning buildings and urban planning projects around the world. All the winners exemplify design excellence and architectural ambition and deliver meaningful social impact to the public for which they serve.

Since 2005, the founding year of the IAA, the other award-winning JKMM projects have been Amos Rex Art Museum and Viikki Church.


The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies revealed earlier this week over 150 winners of the prestigious International Architecture Awards that takes place every year to recognize the most significant and inspirational building and urban planning projects around the world.

A distinguished jury of international designers selected all the award-winning projects to be honored at a special awards ceremony and Gala Dinner held at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece on September 9.

The jury included:

All buildings and urban planning projects can be viewed at, at or

All award-winning projects will be exhibited at the newly expanded Contemporary Space Athens. Opening September 9 and continuing through October 11, 2022. The exhibition is entitled “The City and the World” and is scheduled to travel in Europe through 2023.

The buildings and urban planning projects are also published as a catalogue for Global Design + Urbanism XXII (New International Architecture 2022) edited by Christian Narkiewicz-Laine for Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. and is available through The European Centre and

Read more about the award-winning project Kirkkonummi Library.