2018 Mississippi Celebrates Architecture

symposium & awards ceremony

October 25-26, 2018
Albert’s • Jackson

featuring lectures by

David Dowell, AIA, & Hesse McGraw  |   el dorado inc
Erin Sterling Lewis, AIA, & Matthew Griffith, AIA   |   in situ studio

AIA Mississippi Celebrates 90 Years
On October 25, 2018 we launched a year-long celebration of the thought leaders who served as Presidents of AIA Mississippi since its incorporation in 1929.  Check back periodically to see what how we’re acknowledging these fine women and men.

Pictured: Bailey Middle School, 1936, N.W. Overstreet

DESIGN AWARD WINNERS

HONOR DESIGN AWARD  |  SAMBO MOCKBEE AWARD  |  USGBC SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
University of Southern Mississippi Marine Education Center
unabridged Architecture and Lake/Flato Architects
Chris Snyder, MEC Director | View the entry details at this link.

MERIT DESIGN AWARD
University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons and Eley Guild Hardy
View the entry details at this link.

MERIT DESIGN AWARD
Fant Library Renovations and Additions 
Mississippi University for Women
Burris/Wagnon Architects, P.A.
Owner – State of Mississippi  |  View the entry details at this link.

CITATION DESIGN AWARD
Renovations to Starkville Police Department
Shafer | Zahner | Zahner Office of Architecture
Owner – City of Starkville, Mississippi  |  View the entry details at this link.

CITATION DESIGN AWARD
Tall House     
Tall Architects         
Owners – Madison and Mark Talley  |  View the entry details at this link.

MEMBERSHIP AWARD WINNERS

PRESIDENT’S CITATION
John Anderson, AIA

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION
Jim West, AIA
Roy Decker, AIA, & Anne Marie Decker, FAIA
Tom Howorth, FAIA

FRIEND OF ARCHITECTURE
Jennifer Baughn
David Lewis

OUTREACH AWARD WINNERS

NEW LICENSEES
Thomas Alexander Allen
Michael Parker Anderson    
K. Taylor Claussen
William Joseph Commarato
J. Dennis Daniels, II
Mark Revere Davis
Amy Gemelli Doescher
Vanessa Jean Hemenway    
Terrill Matthew Hewett
Christian J. Landry
Fernanda Alves Silva
Jacquelyn Mary Smithers
William Michael Tonos
Eric James Vance

PARKLET IDEA COMPETITION
Alan Pittman
Curnis Upkins

YOUTH VIRTUAL BUILD CONTEST
William Milam, 12th Grade, Madison Ridgeland Academy
Nash McCrary, 5th Grade, Caledonia Elementary School

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OUR PRESENTERS

pictured: David Dowell, AIA; Hesse McGraw; Erin Sterling Lewis, AIA; Matthew Griffith, AIA; Todd Walker, FAIA; Chris Myers, AIA; and Cooper Dixon

 

AGENDA

SYMPOSIUM
Albert’s at Parlor Market • 119 W Capitol Street
Lectures are free & open to the public • Lunch $25
Continuing Education credit: $150/AIA & $120/Assoc
Sponsored by Duvall Decker Architects & the Mississippi State University School of Architecture

9:30 am Registration & Refreshments

10:00 am Erin Sterling Lewis, AIA, & Matthew Griffith, AIA
in situ studio • 1.25 LU/HSW
Made, Modern, Make-Believe: Starting a Critical Design Practice In the South. Two young architects take cues from vernacular architecture (Made), lean on a rich local modern tradition (Modern), & seek to cull good work from a speculative building culture (Make-Believe).

11:15 am Luncheon Keynote
David Dowell, AIA, & Hesse McGraw
el dorado inc • 1.5 LU/HSW
El Dorado is Fishing for Unicorns focuses on a range of seemingly incongruous project typologies, scales and budgets around the central idea that good design is possible anywhere, for anyone; that well-crafted buildings still matter; and that artists hold the key to 21st century enlightenment.

1:00 pm Panel Discussion • 1 LU/HSW

2:00 pm Cooper Dixon | Dixon’s Safety Consulting, LLC
Fortified: Building schools with careful attention to emerging safety concerns. • 1 LU/HSW

3:00 pm Afternoon Cocktails | Albert’s

4:00 pm Two Mississippi Museums tour by Chris Myers, AIA
Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons • 1 LU/HSW

DESIGN & MEMBERSHIP AWARDS
Albert’s at Parlor Market • 119 W Capitol Street (Relocated to Albert’s at Parlor Market due to rain)
$75 or $680/table of 8 w 1.5 LU
6:00 pm Dinner on the Lawn | Catering by Parlor Market
7:00 pm 90 Giants & the 2018 Awards Ceremony with special guest & lead juror, Todd Walker, FAIA, archimania

 

Friday, October 26, 2018

BBQ CONTEST
ABC Mississippi • 5165 Old Brandon Road
Refer to abcmississippi.org for full schedule.
8:00 am AIA Mississippi’s 1st annual Bloody Mary Design contest begins
10:00 am Gates open to the public
11:00 am Lunch begins
3:00 pm Winners announced

 

OUR PARTNERS

Duvall Decker Architects, P.A.
Mississippi State University School of Architecture
Bailey APAC MIDDLE School & the Jackson Public School District
United States Green Building Council – Mississippi
Dixon’s Safety Consulting, LLC