“We think about how the project might let the forces of nature imprint themselves upon it,” Blackwell says of the raw steel plates that clad the side of this Fayetteville home. The architect relies on Zahner to execute most of his metal work because he values the scope of its services and the support it provides from project conception through construction. The company has more than 100 years of experience in metal fabrication and reportedly counts Frank Gehry among its clients. Zahner Co., 816.474.8882; www.azahner.com

marlon blackwell architect
fayetteville, ark.
marlon blackwell, aia