Design Award Winners (2021)

Thaden School Bike Barn

Project Overview

The Thaden School Bike Barn, transfigures the vernacular of the region through a process of thoughtful abstraction and adaptation, updating the beloved gambrel barn, to create flexible space for a variety of sports, bike storage, and support facilities. The Barn delves into the specifics of material culture in Arkansas, building on the legacy of light-frame timber construction and suggesting the possibilities of a new future, one of education and wellness.