Exterior Fayetteville, Arkansas–based Marlon Blackwell Architects thinks outside the box. For the Shelby Farms Park Visitor Center in Memphis, Tennessee—located in the largest urban park in the U.S.—the firm brought together buildings, lake, and landscape through a common material palette. The aluminum bar grate cladding the building references the architecture of agricultural structures while allowing air to enter.  Photo 4 of 7 in Tune In to Dwell’s First-Ever Podcast: Raw Materials 3 Ways

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Fayetteville, Arkansas–based Marlon Blackwell Architects thinks outside the box. For the Shelby Farms Park Visitor Center in Memphis, Tennessee—located in the largest urban park in the U.S.—the firm brought together buildings, lake, and landscape through a common material palette. The aluminum bar grate cladding the building references the architecture of agricultural structures while allowing air to enter.

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