Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, Dunfermline, Fife

Elegantly and legibly connects all facilities

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, Fife, west elevation, Richard Murphy Architects.
Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, Fife, west elevation, Richard Murphy Architects. Credit: M Lambie

Richard Murphy Architects for Fife Council

Contract value: £9.1m

GIA: Extension 2,305m2 / refurb 1,137m2

  • Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries entrance, Richard Murphy Architects.
    Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries entrance, Richard Murphy Architects. Credit: M Lambie
  • Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries garden elevation, Richard Murphy Architects.
    Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries garden elevation, Richard Murphy Architects. Credit: M Lambie
  • Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries internal street, Richard Murphy Architects.
    Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries internal street, Richard Murphy Architects. Credit: R Murphy
  • Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries internal street, Richard Murphy Architects.
    Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries internal street, Richard Murphy Architects. Credit: R Murphy
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Bringing together museum, art galleries, meeting rooms and a café, alongside the world’s first Andrew Carnegie Library, the building is arranged around an internal 'street'. This elegantly and legibly connects all of its facilities.

Winner, Scottish Government Scotland’s Client of the Year Award: Fife Council


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