#SITE Santa Fe
SANTA FE, USA
development, fabrication and installation of the exterior cladding system for the
recently completed expansion of . Designed by SHoP Architects, the newly developed contemporary art museum offers new internal spaces and features an iconic ornamental cladding system that wraps the two museum entrances.
with SHoP Architects and
of the design was driven by computational design scripts written in Grasshopper.
Fabricated in aluminium, the cladding is comprised of a series of unique folded and perforated panels that when layered, create a dynamic moiré effect. The resulting feature unifies SITE’s original building with the new extension, inviting people into the museum and creating new spaces for public gathering.
Image Credit: Jeff Goldberg / Esto. Concept images by architect.