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Archimania's Design Boasts a Slatted Boxed Roof Sculpture

 - May 2, 2018
References: archimania & dezeen
Tennessee-based architectural studio Archimania created a contemporary urban school building design on a corner in the Midtown Memphis district. The project serves Ballet Memphis' efforts of expansion and is to be a home for the professional dance company, a sizable dance school with classes that are open to the community.

For the 44,270-square-foot urban school building, Archimania used metal brise-soleil that is not only aesthetically pleasing but can also reflect heat away from the structure. The architectural firm incorporates a sculpture-like box that bears the dance company's name and effortlessly draws attention to itself. Informed by the values of its client, Archimania was careful in reflecting the community-driven attitude of Ballet Memphis that calls for "transparency, connectivity and education."

Photo Credits: Hank Mardukas Photography.