Barozzi Veiga of Barcelona is designing the new building.
Oolite’s new facility will have an energy-conscious design, including skylights, solar chimneys, wind catchers (for passive cooling), vegetation for cooling, and rainwater tanks, all designed to attain LEED certification.
The new facility will include:
Up to 21 free individual studio spaces for artists
Community garden and rooftop
Charles H. Benson & Associates is the local architect, with Amicon the owner’s representative.
Oolite Arts said it is committed to maintaining a presence on Lincoln Road where it is currently located.