LSU Rural Life
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Size: 40,888 sf
The design parti is an agricultural vernacular, identified by corrugated metal skin akin to old farm buildings, used as the exterior wall cladding and turned horizontal in an effort to distinguish old from new. Salvaged wood from dilapidated Acadian structures was collected over the years and can now be found throughout in a myriad of details such as the operable rolling barn doors that separate the assembly space from the main hall.