Visterra Credit Union
A sculptural signage tower connects the community through a 24 hour glass technology "Bridge" to the greeter zone, directory, community wall and self help kiosk areas. Beyond "Main Street" are the offices, MSR's and teller back wall. These are boutique-like suggesting an architectural metaphor to an outdoor marketplace. Marquis signage and overhead canopies reinforce this feeling. 17,000 sq ft
- Create a strong utilitiarian facility, not an opulent building.
- Use of transparency and light to create a feeling of coolness and lightness for this desert climate.
- Embrace the "automobile culture" thru "Main Street", garage door, wheels on millwork and "Bridge"