Category: Education

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Memphis College of Art: Nesin Graduate School

MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART When Memphis College of Art (MCA) required more studio and classroom space for its growing graduate program, ANF assisted the college in evaluating, purchasing, and designing a 1930's property in the South Main Arts District in downtown Memphis. Providing research and design support to the college, ANF facilitated Memphis Landmarks Commission reviews of the historic property. This adaptive reuse project includes 28,000 sf of classroom and studio... Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017

Memphis College of Art: Metz Hall and Fogelman Hall

MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART The design of these living-learning residence halls fulfills fundamental cornerstones of the larger master plan for Memphis College of Art (MCA). Each design pairs light-infused studio space on the top floor with residential suites that each contain a washer/dryer, full kitchen, living room, security alarms, and private bedrooms. As desired by MCA, the design team provided distinctively modern buildings that reference the College's iconic Rust Hall... Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017

Memphis College of Art: Gibson Hall

The Memphis College of Art (MCA) faced growing enrollment. The MCA Graduate Program was relocated to an ANF-designed adaptive reuse building in the South Main Arts District of Downtown Memphis to free up space in the existing Overton Park campus for administration and faculty. In order to facilitate the relocation, ANF updated the 95-year-old Gibson Hall inside and out. Design centered around enhancing campus identity while creating an artistic, welcoming, and functional space. The... Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017

Memphis College of Art Master Plan

MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART As the Memphis College of Art (MCA) is located in the center of an urban park with limited expansion potential, this long-term master plan evaluates the feasibility of building design studios, student apartments and other support facilities in a nearby residential neighborhood. The master plan also includes inventories of existing conditions, relative cost information, and flexible long-term guidelines. Project Includes: •Short, Mid, & Long Range Land... Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017


ANF was asked to renovate Catholic Memphis’ dated facility within a limited budget. To brighten up the facility we took advantage of natural light and added splashes of bright color. This project included an HVAC upgrade, new windows and the addition of a central security station near the main entrance. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017

Immaculate Conception Master Plan

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, in the heart of Midtown Memphis, asked ANF to design a Cathedral Center that would compliment the bungalow architecture of the surrounding neighborhoods, as well as that of their existing campus. The new Cathedral Center for the youth and young adults of the school and parish will house prekindergarten, kindergarten, youth group and church meeting spaces along with the school library. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017


This 4th grade classroom is the first to be renovated as an example of Immaculate Conception’s "Classroom of the Future" campaign to upgrade the entire 1920’s school building. The ceilings were raised and the existing pine floor & wood trim were restored to their original beauty. Current technology, indirect lighting, new furniture & bold colors make this a great learning environment. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017

Fogelman Gallery of Contemporary Art

This new Fine Art Gallery was created out of offices and a library in the former U of M Law School. Divided by an essential corridor, two galleries were created which allow for two separate art exhibits to be held at the same time or the glass entry doors can be opened to allow for one large exhibit. The continuous wood floor unites the spaces and gives this gallery a feeling of warmth and welcoming. Ceiling-Mounted, Ductless VAV HVAC systems are used to condition the spaces. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017

Christian Brothers University, De La Salle Gymnasium

The De La Salle Gymnasium provides an upgrade to an existing athletic facility space on the campus of Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. In addition to resurfacing and upgrading seating in the main event space, ANF Architects also designed a new casual student cafe and seating area, refitted and redesigned the interiors of the building, and renovated the exterior facade of the original gymnasium. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017

Christian Brothers University, Cooper-Wilson Science Center

The Sciences Complex is composed of Cooper-Wilson Center and Assisi Hall. The complex contains 22 labs and prep rooms, research and specialty equipment facilities, seven classrooms, and diverse interior and exterior gathering spaces, all supporting the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Natural Science, Math, and Computer Science. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017

Christian Brothers University Master Plan

Short-range master plan for Christian Brothers University. Completed in 1991 and updated in 1999, this Master Plan guides development on the CBU campus during the next 30 years, facilitates accreditation, and advances the broad range of University goals. The Master Plan includes implementation of improved access and egress, heightened security, stronger inter-campus accessibility, and signage and fencing for an enhanced public image. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017


EDR ANF Architects provided interior design and a full FF&E package for Champions Court. Champions Court (the HUB of the resident living property at the University of Kentucky) is a place for students to gather, collaborate, and connect. Bold and colorful designs create a feeling of movement throughout the building. A focus on key details elevates the quality of the space. The ground floor houses a student development and mixed-use area. As you enter the residential... Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Thursday, April 6, 2017


MARIA MONTESSORI SCHOOL ANF Architects worked with the Maria Montessori School and in cooperation with the Harbor Town Community Association to create a 4' by 175' wood boardwalk along the existing nature trail and over a drainage way, behind the Maria Montessori School overlooking Wolf River Harbor. The boardwalk includes an expanded "lookout spot" that also serves as an ecology classroom and outdoor art display. The boardwalk is open to the public and is truly... Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Immanuel Lutheran STEM Lab

  nbsp;  IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Lab is a 2,800 SF, one story, addition to Immanuel Lutheran School.   This new STEM Lab provides a laboratory type environment where students will conduct hands on experiments and simulations. In the lab, students will develop critical science reasoning and problem solving skills laying the early foundations for future high-tech careers in STEM. This sleek modern... Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Viking Culinary Arts Centers

VIKING RANGE, LLC. The design of the Viking Culinary Arts Centers is based on a concept of an early 20th century dry goods store. All of the merchandise is on display and easily accessible for customers to see, pick up, and hold so that the customer actually experiences the product. Memphis, TN; Franklin, TN; Bryn Mawr, PA; Atlanta, GA; Garden City, NY; Brentwood, MO Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Student and Community Life Center

     CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY The new Student and Community Life Center at Christian Brothers University will be open to the CBU students and alumni as well as the Midtown community. The three-story building designed by ANF Architects will feature a comprehensive wellness suite with mental health services, a clinic, and spiritual wellness offerings.  CBU's various student services will be centralized in the new Central Avenue-facing location... Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Sunday, December 4, 2016

Viking Training Center

VIKING RANGE, LLC. This corporate training center in Greenwood, MS provides training and exposure for new lines of Viking products to dealers and distributors. The large demonstration kitchen and presentation theater enable groups to watch the products being used while the prep kitchen allows them to try them out for themselves. The facility is also used for internal company training and meetings and has conference and administrative areas. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Monday, April 6, 2015

Wonders Cultural Series - Czars Exhibition

One of a series of exhibitions put on by Wonders: Memphis International Cultural Series, this exhibition highlighted the rise and fall of the Romanov Empire. Displaying over 200 artifacts from the Kremlin Museum in 80 cases, this exhibit chronicles the life of the Russian Czars from the eighteenth century through 1913. ANF designed replicas of the Kremlin wall, the interiors of Eastern Orthodox churches, and parade grounds in the Kremlin. Read More
Posted by Eli Cloud at Saturday, April 6, 2013

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