Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
St. Mary's County, Maryland
Westlake Reed Leskosky desgiend the new Patuxent River Naval Air Museum in Lexington Park, Maryland, which preserves and interprets the Patuxent River Naval Air Base history and the heritage of advancing Naval aviation technology. This Museum is the repository of artifacts, photographs and film, documents and related heritage memorabilia from Patuxent River and other stations, such as Warminster, PA, and Trenton, NJ. The new 22,000 SF museum will contain exhibit space with hands-on interactive displays, classroom, gift shop, administrative offices, toilet rooms and mechanical spaces. The building design will also address passive solar concepts, day-lighting and other energy efficient design features.