Project Team

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.

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