Category: Civic and Cultural

Sustainable Design Strategies

ANF is committed to design that integrates sustainable & high-performance building strategies. We work closely with our clients to identify opportunities to incorporate sustainable/green building technologies that result in extraordinary designs that save our clients in energy costs indefinitely.  Our goal is to harness the power of design & imagination to create an enjoyable and healthy experience for building users that minimizes maintenance and... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at 2/23/18
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Memphis Success Story Gets Even Better!

Opening in 2007, the Levitt Shell has been a huge success!  Nowhere else in Memphis can friends and families come to hear 50 free musical performances while enjoying a picnic supper brought in their own cooler.   (above: drawn by Lee Askew) So successful is the Levitt Shell, that in 2015 the Levitt Board decided to improve and  expand the existing amenities.  ANF is helping Levitt Shell add these amenities and improve their visitor experience by adding... Read More
Posted by Stacee Zebb at 5/19/16
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Boys & Girls Club Oakhaven Branch Ribbon Cutting

The Boys and Girls Club of Memphis had its grand opening celebration on Friday, April 29 th , complete with ceremonial ribbon cutting by five girl and five boy club members.  This fully renovated 11,000 SF facility located in southeast Memphis, will be a hub of activity for boys and girls in this area offering a full gym, two computer classrooms, a learning center, a new kitchen, toilets & lockers, and a wide array of after-school programs.  At the heart of the new... Read More
Posted by Stacee Zebb at 4/29/16
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Pink Palace Sharpe Planetarium Renovation Celebration

On Thursday, February 11th, 2016, ANF Architects celebrated the completion of the Autozone Dome, Sharpe Planetarium Renovation at Pink Palace with a "Friends & Family Night at the Museum."   It was a festive celebration with food & drinks served in the lobby before a private showing of "Firefall" (a look at meteors, comets and the history of the earth) in the newly-renovated space.   Prior to the show, Lee Askew, the project's... Read More
Posted by Stacee Zebb at 2/12/16
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ANF Architects Celebrating 40 Years

ANF Architects was founded in 1975 by Lee Askew III.  Lee knew that recruiting and retaining the most talented and passionate team of design professionals would result in great design and client service. This belief, coupled with a company culture that promotes collaboration, creativity and innovation, has served as the foundation for the firm’s progressive thinking, design approach and growth. Since 1975, our firm has developed expertise in commercial, educational and civic projects... Read More
Posted by Stacee Zebb at 1/22/15
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Grizzlies Riverfront Fitness Trail & Pop-Up Park

It is exciting to see how fast the Grizzlies Riverfront Fitness Trail & Pop-Up Park has progressed. Of course, we wouldn't expect anything less of a park that carries the words "pop up" in it's name. It is nice to see that it is living up to it's name and "popping up" right before our eyes in Memphis.  By Amos Maki ( published in VOL. 129 | NO. 146 | Tuesday, July 29, 2014, Memphis Daily News) The Memphis Grizzlies would like to... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at 7/30/14
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