Gallery: Stunning Vasquez Rocks Nature & Interpretive Center Built On t...

Anyone brave enough to hike the 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail deserves to have a beautiful place to stop and reflect on nature's wonders. At least, that's the thinking behind Brooks + Scarpa Architects' stunning design for the Vasquez Rocks Nature and Interpretive Center in Agua Dulce. A 3,000 square foot building located in California's high desert, this design is intended to be visually comparative to its awesome natural surroundings. And it's also super efficient thanks to a series of passive design strategies.

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