Pitkin County Airport

This building consists of three low-profile pods staggered and linked together to achieve maximum solar orientation. It was the nation's largest passively heated structure when built and the first public building in U.S. with movable insulation system.

Completed

1974

Location

Aspen, Colorado

Project Size

17,000 SF

Primary Scope

Architecture

Primary Materials

Wood, Stone, and Solar

Awards

Owens - Corning Energy Conservation Award

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