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Pratt Museum New Site and Building Concept Drawings

The Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska has released New Site and Building Concept Drawings for the exterior, floor plan, and elevations of the new building. The site plans show Phase 1 with the new building in place; Phase 2 is the long-range concept for the site, once the Woodard Creek restoration project is complete.

Pratt Museum Exterior Perspective

The design features:
Dedicated space for education programs and community gatherings, both indoors and out
Expanded gallery space with new and updated exhibits, along with additional
space for rotating exhibits.
Expanded collections storage with state of the art temperature and humidity controls. Space for research, collections conservation, and exhibit preparation
Additional restrooms, including a family restroom
Full compliance with the Americans with Disability Act
Increased building system efficiency for long-term energy efficiency
A building designed for flexibility and anticipation of future growth

The Pratt Museum is dedicated to the process of education by exploring the natural environment and human experience relative to the Kachemak Bay region of Alaska and its place in the world. The Museum seeks to inspire self-reflection and dialogue in its community and visitors through exhibitions, programs, and collections in the arts, sciences and humanities.

For more information on the project, including illustrations and drawings, visit

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