American Bank occupies one corner of the main intersection in Edmond, an affluent suburb of Oklahoma City. The other three contain gas stations and strip centers without edges or any sense of permanence. How to create identity in such an amorphous context? Elliott + Associates' answer was to turn the bank into a piece of public art inspired equally by Mies van der Rohe and Bruce Goff.
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American Bank occupies one corner of the main intersection in Edmond, an affluent suburb of Oklahoma City. The other three contain gas stations and strip centers without edges or any sense of permanence. How to create identity in such an amorphous context? Elliott + Associates' answer was to turn the bank into a piece of public art inspired equally by Mies van der Rohe and Bruce Goff.