Case Study 13 – The Robert Burns Museum

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Project Name: The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Building Type: Public

Location: Alloway, Ayrshire

Architect: Simpson and Brown Architects

Project: The building has elegant curving and interlocking sedum covered roofs, supported by a green Douglas fir frame and timber panels. This will shelter a large exhibition space celebrating the life and works of the national bard, and a public space opening up to the mature garden.

Materials Featured: Douglas Fir, Scottish Larch treated with linseed oil, European Redwood.

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