LIBRARIES

CWA AIA, Inc. is a leader of innovation in library architecture. Since our inception in 1949, we have designed over 40 libraries in southern California and surrounding areas. We are pioneers in design, transforming a library into a center for educating and enriching the community.

CWA was started when Charles Walton was given the project of remodeling the Brand Library and Art Gallery for the City of Glendale in 1949. Through years of prominent civic projects, CWA architects have become experts in architecture, urban planning, and interior design.

CWA architects integrate theme or “experience” into library architecture. Their first themed library to be recognized is the Cerritos Millennium Library for the City of Cerritos. The exterior of the building is clad in titanium sheets that reflect the present modern time of the millennium. The interior is divided into multiple sections. Each section boasts a fantastic theme while still fitting together. CWA’s incorporation of themes creates an encouraging environment for local residents to explore.

 

Lennox Library & Constituent Service
Lennox Library & Constituent Service

Lennox Library & Constituent Service
Lennox Library & Constituent Service

Lennox Library & Constituent Services

Lennox Library & Constituent Service
Lennox Library & Constituent Service

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Whittwood Branch Library Expansion
Whittwood Branch Library Expansion

Whittwood Branch Library Expansion
Whittwood Branch Library Expansion

Whittwood Branch Library Expansion

Whittwood Branch Library Expansion
Whittwood Branch Library Expansion

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Cerritos Library Teen Studio
Cerritos Library Teen Studio

Cerritos Library Teen Studio
Cerritos Library Teen Studio

Cerritos Library Teen Studio
Cerritos Library Teen Studio

Cerritos Library Teen Studio
Cerritos Library Teen Studio

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Frazier Park Branch Library
Frazier Park Branch Library

Frazier Park Branch Library
Frazier Park Branch Library

Frazier Park Branch Library
Frazier Park Branch Library

Frazier Park Branch Library
Frazier Park Branch Library

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Alhambra Public Library
Alhambra Public Library

Alhambra Public Library
Alhambra Public Library

Alhambra Public Library
Alhambra Public Library

Alhambra Public Library
Alhambra Public Library

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Agoura Hills Library and Civic Center

Agoura Hills Library and Civic Center

Agoura Hills Library and Civic Center

Agoura Hills Library and Civic Center

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Cerritos Public Library

Cerritos Public Library

Cerritos Public Library

Cerritos Public Library

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Mark Twain Branch Library

Mark Twain Branch Library

Mark Twain Branch Library

Mark Twain Branch Library

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Camarillo Public Library

Camarillo Public Library

Camarillo Public Library

Camarillo Public Library

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Anaheim Central Library Renovation

Anaheim Central Library Renovation

Anaheim Central Library Renovation

Anaheim Central Library Renovation

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Buena Vista Branch Library

Buena Vista Branch Library

Buena Vista Branch Library

Buena Vista Branch Library

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Arcadia Public Library

Arcadia Public Library

Arcadia Public Library

Arcadia Public Library

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Edenvale Library

Edenvale Library

Edenvale Library

Edenvale Library

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East Los Angeles Library

East Los Angeles Library

East Los Angeles Library

East Los Angeles Library

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Little Tokyo Branch Library

Little Tokyo Branch Library

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Little Tokyo Branch Library

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Paso Robles Library and Civic Center

Paso Robles Library and Civic Center

Paso Robles Library and Civic Center

Paso Robles Library and Civic Center

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Platt Branch Library

Platt Branch Library

Platt Branch Library

Platt Branch Library

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Palms Rancho Park Branch Library

Palms Rancho Park Branch Library

Palms Rancho Park Branch Library

Palms Rancho Park Branch Library

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Palmdale Youth Library

Palmdale Youth Library

Palmdale Youth Library

Palmdale Youth Library

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