Ferndale Public Library

The Ferndale Public Library received an Honorable Mention Award from the AIA Washington Council in 2017.

The Ferndale Public Library received an Honorable Mention Award from the AIA Washington Council in 2017.

The Ferndale Public Library combines emergent ideas about 21st century libraries with long-standing traditions of community gathering. Developed in collaboration with community members, City, and Library staff, the 15,000 sf library affirms the continuing relevance of libraries in rural communities.

Ferndale, WA

Lively engagement results in extraordinary places.

SHKS Architects finds elegance in necessity, elevating the core principles of each unique site and building project to reflect our clients' aspirations.

Through collaboration, care, craft, and discovery, we reveal architecture's inherent optimism, contributing to our local community and to the global stewardship of natural and built environments.