Shigeru Ban Architects (SBA)
SBA comprises 55 members working in three offices (New York, Paris, and Tokyo) and has completed several museum projects abroad, notably the Centre Pompidou-Metz (2010). The New Aspen Art Museum will be the renowned firm’s first permanent US museum to be constructed. Click here to read more about New AAM architect Shigeru Ban.
Cottle Carr Yaw Architects (CCY)
The AAM’s local architect of record, Basalt, Colorado–based firm CCY has been recognized with over 100 design awards, including the AIA’s Architectural Firm of the Year for the Western Mountain Region, and has been featured in over 50 publications, including Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Robb Report, Western Interiors and Design, Town & Country, Urban Land, and USA Today.
Turner Construction Company
An international leader in building services, Turner Construction Company’s broad portfolio includes significant experience in museum and cultural projects. A select list of its recent projects includes the Art Institute of Chicago’s Modern Wing and Nicholas Bridgeway; the future home of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York’s Meatpacking District; and 2002–6 renovation and expansion of The Museum of Modern Art.
Summit Construction Company
A full-service construction management firm based in Basalt, Colorado, Summit Construction Company is rooted in the core principle of providing exceptional customer service. Summit begins each job with meticulous organization and the formulation of a comprehensive plan, and prides itself on effective communication of the project and its goals to both the construction team and the community at large. Summit’s recent projects include the Westin Hotel in Snowmass Village.
New AAM Project Manager Michael O’Connor
Michael O’Connor brings over 25 years of construction and development experience to the building project team. In addition to his work with the AAM, he has been acting as a development and construction consultant to the Aspen School District and the Town of Snowmass Village, Colorado. Based in Basalt, Colorado, he has also worked with the Aspen Skiing Company as an owner representative on several construction and planning projects and has partnered on the consulting venture Resort Opportunities and Investments, LLC.