Sited at the base of Taylor Mountain with panoramic views of Sonoma Valley, this nature-inspired education center stretches to the horizon and integrates back into the land. Designed around a series of outdoor experiences, two sweeping floors sheathed with an operable, transparent skin and a lattice of wooden slats, blur the lines between indoors and out.
Firm: WRNS Studio
Category: Institutional / Educational / K-12
Completion: April 2018
Size: 19,500 sf
Location: Santa Rosa, Calif.