With views of the surrounding natural world, shaded by mature existing trees, the extended events space allows room for larger gatherings. An intriguing system of pathways invites users to explore further. With the Center connecting to a greater trail system, interpretive signage makes the surrounding nature more familiar.
The active zones allow a myriad of opportunities for children to climb, run, jump, hide, dig, and play.
Sustainable design and construction elements contributed to the Center’s LEED Gold designation. Strategies employed include a large bio-filtration swale, a secondary retention basin, permeable paving, recycled materials, salvaged site stone, and locally-sourced materials. All serving to connect the solution to the site in beautiful—and responsible—ways.