AMERICAN INDIAN INSTITUTE FOR INNOVATION
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Campus Environmental Design:
  • Buildings blend with the landscape
  • Sustainable in all ways
  • Low carbon footprint for entire campus
  • On-grid and off-grid energy production, wind, solar and geothermal
  • Low impact architecture, re-usable materials, natural day lighting, recycled and recyclable products, sod roofs, passive solar, regionally produced materials
  • Green roofs absorb natural element and release healing oxygen

 

Cultural Symbolism:

  • Campus opens to the East
  • Red Clay Valley trail encircles campus
  • Medicine Wheel at center of Great Meadow
  • Fabric structures are modern interpretation of traditional tipi
  • Seven lodges representing the seven nations
  • Medicinal landscape and natural plantings throughout campus
  • Place for private and solemn viewing of Bear Butte

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