April 17, 2018
Ottawa is one step closer to getting a new central library.
The city unveiled five architectural teams on Tuesday that will be competing to design the new Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada joint facility on Wellington Street, just east of LeBreton Flats.
The five teams were selected out of 33 submissions received by the city since May 2017 and all have experience with projects of similar size and scope including libraries, archives, performing arts centres or museums, according to a news release.
The short-listed teams are: