Bourbon is a part of Kentucky culture, so Wild Turkey Bourbon commissioned a new visitors center for its facilities that would reflect the Kentucky countryside and the craft of making bourbon. Louisville-based De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop designed a simple form for the building and wrapped it in stained cedar siding that is arranged in a chevron pattern, creating a unique texture on the exterior. On the eastern end of the building, the pattern becomes exposed, revealing the interior and making a covered outdoor space. The reception area will have reclaimed, oak barn wood panels that are either stained or charred as a reference to the bourbon-making process. The entire building will be 9,500 square feet, and it will be completed in the fall for all the bourbon enthusiasts.
Wild Turkey Bourbon Visitors Center
By Melanie Loth June 17, 2013