Fishers Art Center and Municipal Building
Public and Private
Our design has both private and public components. It was important that the design support a robust art program. This includes an auditorium to fit 400 people, fine arts classrooms, and a pottery studio among other features. There is also a City Council Chambers with seating for 50, a Town Court, and Council Meeting Room.
The office component exterior has a vertical and horizontal frame made of Trespa, a phenolic material resembling wood without the maintenance. The West and East sides of the office component are clad in Indiana Limestone with horizontal slot openings to stay consistent with the surrounding architecture.
A private rooftop deck sits above the offices along with smaller decks on the west side. The mayoral office is private and sits on the top floor facing north with its own private deck. We added punched openings that allow for daylight to penetrate the building interior.
It was a pleasure getting to work alongside Mayor Scott Fadness in determining the needs and desires for this exciting project.