Gunnison, CO | 46,590 SF facility with 3 courtrooms, administrative spaces, public use areas.
The building is formally centered in the square and is placed on a plinth, honoring the history and judicial process represented by the structure.
The County Commissioners meeting space is the centerpiece of the plan, located above the lobby, and looking out over the square.
Raised plaza acts as a stage-like platform for the park, encouraging public gathering and use.
The space between the wings and the repurposed lobby + historical museum, acts as both light well, and intimate courtyard space.
Historic courthouse facade, centered in the square, and wrapped by the new building.