Aspen Music School

Aspen, Colorado

Project Description

A building i the mountain foothold of Aspen, Colorado designed to mirror its landscape, would not be complete without the light from the sky. This project was part of a $60 million renovation to the prestigious campus. The role of Kalwall’s translucent panels played in the award-winning design by Harry Teague Architects.

The Bucksbaum Campus was given the Honour Award for Commercial / Institutional design. The Honour Award is the section’s highest achievement and the Bucksbaum Campus was the only project best owned that award.

Two of the buildings on the picturesque campus shared by the Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Aspen Country Day School feature Kalwall Wall Systems. The EdlisNeeson Hall and Scanlan Hall are breathtaking spaces, acoustically advanced halls that allow a full orchestra to rehearse on the inside and are impressively visually on the outside.

Alan Fletcher, The President and CEO of the Aspen Music Festival and School, said in an interview with Aspen Public Radio that the design represents the water, the grand Highland Bowl surrounding the campus and, through the use of Kalwall translucent panels, the beautiful Colorado sky that bathes the hall in light.

Kalwall systems allow naturally diffused daylight to provide museum quality lighting to a building. In addition to being energy efficient – they are a staple for architects looking for a high LEED rating.

Project Details

Client Aspen Colorado
Product Used Kalwall
Location Aspen, Colorado