In 2017, The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), the only accredited institution of higher learning dedicated to contemporary Native American art, will unveil its jewel-in-the-crown, a spectacular new $9.5 million multipurpose center. The building will house state-of-the-art rehearsal and performance spaces, dressing rooms, dance studios, a black box theater, costume shop, a full gymnasium, cardio room, and offices. Common indoor spaces, an amphitheater and an exterior plaza will also be built.
PBI’s role: Initialize architectural programming and budgeting; draft RFP; manage architect selection; manage contractor selection; manage construction; oversee closeout.
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Architect: Dyron Murphy Architects
Area: 23,315 SF