The rooftop is most connected to the mountain. "It's important to take advantage of the existing context," says Ban. Visitors will be encouraged to begin at the top and work their way to the bottom. This museum experience, he says, "is like skiing. You take the lift and enjoy the view coming down."
Architectural rendering of the rooftop sculpture garden at the new Aspen Art Museum on East Hyman Avenue in the town’s downtown core. Image courtesy of the Aspen Art Museum and Shigeru Ban Architects (SBA).