Form follows function along a desert slope

From NCMA eNews
July 12, 2018

In rural Eureka, NV, the terrain is rough and mountainous. So rough, there were few options in
 this mining town for locating a new gymnasium
 near the local high school. The site available was a neglected, nearly unbuildable piece of land between the existing high school and the community swimming pool. But the challenging site would prove to be a powerful catalyst for the building’s design, according
 to Architect Jack Hawkins of Hawkins and Associates. “The concept was to create a modern interpretation 
of a stamp mill cascading down the mountainside as viewed from the primary frontage street,” says Hawkins. Read more.