After being voted building of the year by readers of the Architects' Journal, the director of the Library of Birmingham said:
We are absolutely delighted with this accolade from the readers of the prestigious Architects' Journal.
This is further recognition of the success that the Library of Birmingham enjoyed since its opening in September, with over 1m visitors and worldwide acclaim."
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