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St. Patrick School and Literacy Center, Memphis, TN St. Patrick School and Literacy Center, Memphis, TN
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St. Patrick School and Literacy Center

Memphis, TN

Sited to complement the existing historic Italianate church, the design expresses deference and sensitivity to the existing architecture, while creating unique spaces for education. A balance and separation of the needs of three unique user groups was achieved by creating a campus of buildings, all connected by a series of courtyard spaces. The simple form and dark colors of the new school building balance the light ornate church, allowing the church to stand out from its context. Subdued exteriors disguise very playful interiors with brightly colored walls and voluminous sunlit spaces that include corridors with skylights.

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Memphis
50 South B.B. King Blvd.
Suite 600
Memphis, TN 38103
901.521.1440
Baton Rouge
1680 Lobdell Avenue
Suite E
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225.928.4905
Celebration
AR91636
671 Front St., Suite 220
Celebration, FL 34747
407.566.2575
Dallas
150 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Suite 104D
Dallas, TX 75207
214.389.3816
Little Rock
319 President Clinton Ave.
Suite 201
Little Rock, AR 72201
501.246.3950
New Orleans
643 Magazine Street
Suite 102
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.558.1885
Princeton
217 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
609.683.3600
Philadelphia
Public Ledger Building
Suite 756
150 S. Independence Mall W.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
267.804.7040