A corporate retreat for Ruidoso, New Mexico
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This architectural program is the basis for a corporate retreat located in Ruidoso. New Mexico. The thesis topic deals with the issue of color in architecture. Color is an important aspect of architecture that should be present from the onset of an architectural design. Color can provide a variety of ^anctions in a facility and the colors used iire inspired from numerous sources. In this project the color inspiration comes from the natural color palette of Ruidoso. Mid-town Ruidoso will be the location of the corporate retreat. The site hiis many contextual aspects that will influence the design. The site consists of flat areas along with gradual and steep slopes. Some areas of the site have heavy \ egetation, while others have only grass. The primary use of this retreat will be to facilitate corporate groups, however, it will also accommodate other types of users such as small or large families. The retre^it will contain a high-tech audio/visual meeting facility, a recreation room, a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and outdoor areas.