The University Of Memphis Law School wins 2011 AIA Gulf States Region Award!

06.21.2011

The American Institute of Architects Gulf States Region Honor Awards Program celebrates the quality of Architects in our region and pays tribute to our deserving Architects for their design Excellence. The renovation of the historic federal building for use as the Memphis Law School brought a prestigious design award to Fleming Associates Architects and our joint venture partner Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects. The firms’ joint design project won the Honor Award — the highest given! One Juror commented: “Sensitive treatment of an already beautiful building; careful integration of new functional requirements into existing constraints.”

 

Lisa Namie - FAA, Kevin Smith - Dean of Law School, Bill Nixon - ANFA, Tony Poteet - U of M, Scott Fleming - FAA

Lisa Namie – FAA, Kevin Smith – Dean of Law School, Bill Nixon – ANFA,
Tony Poteet – U of M, Scott Fleming – FAA

 

- The FAA Team - Katrina Terrett - Construction Administration Coordinator, Veronica Tansey - Lead Interior Designer, Lisa Namie - Principal-In-Charge, Steve Landwehr - Project Manager, Christy Darr - Interior Designer

– The FAA Team –
Katrina Terrett – Construction Administration Coordinator, Veronica Tansey – Lead Interior Designer, Lisa Namie – Principal-In-Charge, Steve Landwehr – Project Manager,
Christy Darr – Interior Designer

 

The marble lobby with its ornate corinthian columns and richly detailed ceilings was restored and now serves as the reception, student lounge area, and event space for the school.

The marble lobby with its ornate corinthian columns and richly detailed ceilings was restored and now serves as the reception, student lounge area, and event space for the school.

 

Located in the heart of downtown Memphis, the law school is in the center of the legal community.

Located in the heart of downtown Memphis, the law school is in the center of the legal community.

 

The restored Federal Courtroom.

The restored Federal Courtroom.

 

Christ Methodist Day School students eagerly await a tour of the grand old building.

Christ Methodist Day School students eagerly await a tour of the grand old building.