Project: Stroh Architects, Inc. and AEI are currently working together to provide a master plan document and 100% construction documents for the Chilchinbeto Chapter. The plan includes: a new Chapter House with offices, a museum to house the Largest Navajo Rug in the World, including “Shima”. Also included in the building is a commercial kitchen, a large gathering room, gift shop, internet café with library and offices for chapter officials. The exterior features pow-wow and performing arts areas with vendor ramadas and is landscaped with indigenous plants including sumac. The design was inspired by the traditional Navajo Hogan and the mythical “Spider Woman” who, as legend goes, taught the Navajo’s the art of weaving.
The master planning documents also provies future site development of other Navajo Nation Government Buildings including: Head Start, Clinic, Senior Citizens Center, Wellness Center, watering point, Transfer station, Ceremonial Hogan, Post Office, Conference Center, outdoor fields/walk paths, as well as outdoor courts, and an area for special events and markets.
Client: Chilchinbeto Chapter House
Consultants Include: Stroh Architects