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Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, United States
The Tempe Center for the Arts is an iconic civic meeting place celebrating Arizona’s cultural history and Sonoran desert landscape.
Acoustic mitigation through design was a critical concern because the site is directly below the flight path to Phoenix’s Airport. Inspired by the jagged buttes of Monument Valley, the iconic, protective 16-pitch, 10-layer roof conceals the fly tower, provides acoustic mitigation and modulates natural light sheltering its patrons from the harsh desert sun. The roof also facilitates the collection of rainwater, channeling it into a stone pond on... >>>