Alec Woletz, AIA

Alec Woletz, AIA

New York, NY US


Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

The site is on Museum Hill, on the outskirts of Santa Fe, and joins a complex of existing museums.  My initial intent for the museum was to create public space by extending the plaza onto the site.  The roof of the museum becomes a sculpture garden with direct connection to the plaza.  Inspired by the New Mexico landscape, I covered the site to create a man-made terrain to compliment the surrounding environment.  This public space serves as a place to both experience man-made terrain and observe the natural landscape.

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Status: School Project
Location: Santa Fe, NM, US