“As the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians continues to share its traditions and history with the public, it’s no coincidence that the new Agua Caliente Cultural Plaza, expected to open within the coming year, has Cahuilla culture woven right into its foundation—literally. Upon entering the new 48,000-square-foot museum, visitors will see a visual celebration of Cahuilla culture, starting with the bespoke terrazzo floors that weave traditional basket designs throughout the building.

“Basket weaving is central to Agua Caliente culture, so it was natural to incorporate and memorialize this in the design in some way,” says Scott Celella, principal and chief operating officer of JCJ Architecture…”

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